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AOC Calls Out ‘Utterly Shameful” Joe Biden Admin Plan To Operate Migrant Facility At Guantánamo Bay

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ripped president Joe Biden over a new report from NBC that claims the Biden administration ‘is advertising for a new contract to operate a migrant detention facility at the U.S. naval base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.

AOC fired off her favorite form of communication, a social media pots, trashing the move calling it “utterly shameful.” With Biden’s agenda hanging by a thread in Congress this is not a good sign for Joe.

“The service provider shall be responsible to maintain on site the necessary equipment to erect temporary housing facilities for populations that exceed 120 and up to 400 migrants in a surge event,” the contract says.

The new DHS contract calls for tents and cots and that “the contractor must be able to have these assembled and ready with little notice.”

The contract says: “In addition, the service provider must maintain a roster of at least 50 individuals who meet the minimum requirements of the unarmed custody officer job classification and have a viable contingency plan to deploy these individuals within 24 hours of notification.

“At least 10% of the augmented personnel must be fluent in Spanish and Haitian Creole. Air transportation to/from the facility is the sole responsibility of the service provider.”

In a statement, DHS said it “is not sending and will not send Haitian nationals being encountered at the southwest border to the Migrant Operations Center (MOC) in Guantanamo Bay. The MOC has been used for decades to process migrants interdicted at sea for third-country resettlement. The request for information (RFI) recently posted is a typical, routine first step in a contract renewal, and unrelated to the Southwest Border.”

“The contract was initially awarded in 2002 with the current term ending on May 31, 2022. Migrants awaiting resettlement who are not in ICE custody at the MOC are neither detained nor imprisoned and are free at any time to return to their country of origin.”

According to a book from one of Trump’s for officials, Trump thought about doing the same but the idea never got off the ground.

“President Donald Trump talked about sending migrants there, but he never did,” claimed Miles Taylor, a former DHS official. “Before the president could make a public case for the concept, officials quashed it,” Taylor wrote.

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