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Ocasio-Cortez Called To Abolish ICE. ‘Fox & Friends’ Responded With Brutal Footage Of MS-13 Murder In NYC

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Nick Givas Media And Politics Reporter

“Fox & Friends” played a video Friday of an MS-13 gang member shooting a rival gangster in the face on a subway platform, and it drew a response from Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York on Twitter.

“We have heard over the last couple of months there have been a number of Democrats who would like to eliminate [Immigration and Customs Enforcement] because they say it serves no legitimate purpose,” co-host Steve Doocy said.

“Well, as we look at what ICE has been trying to do in sanctuary cities like the one we’re living in right here, there’s a story about a guy who had been on the law enforcement radar for a while,” Doocy said. “He was a member of MS-13. He was in the country illegally and, on a subway platform earlier this week, he shot a rival gang member in the face.”

The suspect was identified as Ramiro Gutierrez, 26, and will now face second-degree murder charges, gang assault and criminal possession of a weapon for his involvement in the Sunday shooting in New York City, according to Fox News.

Co-host Brian Kilmeade said the only hope of controlling crimes like these is to rely on ICE agents to remove criminals who are here illegally. (RELATED: Reporter Joe Concha Says Ocasio-Cortez Contradicted Herself On Green New Deal)

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“The only hope we have of kicking this guy out before he can kill — shoot somebody — is ICE. And that’s what they do to try to hunt them down,” Kilmeade said. “Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, after I imagine seeing this horror, is upset that ICE even exists. She cried about it.”

Ocasio-Cortez tweeted a response and said the community was trying to heal from the tragedy, before pivoting back to her immigration talking points.

Ocasio-Cortez appeared on CNN in 2018 and said abolishing ICE is “common sense.”

“I think now we’re starting to realize that ICE, part of that suite of legislation, has a structure that allows for civil rights and human rights abuses,” she said. “And, you know, it may seem like a radical position, but I actually think it is very, very common sense. You know, we should not be separating children from their families.”

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