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AOC blames Muslim boy’s murder in part on DeSantis’ ‘destructive’ rhetoric on Gaza refugees

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., suggested in a new interview that recent rhetoric from Florida governor Ron DeSantis on Gaza refugees led to the killing of a Palestinian-American boy.

DeSantis on Sunday stuck to his stance that the U.S. should not accept refugees from Gaza amid the ongoing Hamas war with Israel.

“Palestinian Arabs should go to Arab countries. The U.S. should not be absorbing any of those,” DeSantis said during an appearance on CBS’s “Face the Nation” Sunday.

A day earlier, the Republican presidential candidate said the U.S. should not accept people from Gaza as refugees, telling an Iowa crowd, “I am not going to do that.”

 

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Fox News’ Kyle Morris and Michael Lee contributed to this report. 

Nikolas Lanum is an associate editor for Fox News Digital.

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