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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican governors are using migrants as "political pawns," White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said on Thursday, when asked about a decision by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to fly migrants to Martha's Vineyard.

She also described the move as a "premeditated political stunt."

(Reporting by Andrea Shalal and Alexandra Alper; Editing by Chris Reese)

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