Hey United States SenatorLindsey Graham; to be compared mexican cartels by “foreign powers” that “attack” the country with fentanyl trafficking.
During a hearing of the Secretary of Homeland Security, Alejandro Mayorkas, before the United States Senate Judiciary Committee, popular senator Lindsey Graham himself mexican cartels.
In addition, he asked to respond to the attacks of the cartels in Mexico and criticized the government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) for the fentanyl trade.
Tamaulipas is not one of the 5 most dangerous states in Mexico.
United States “under attack by foreign powers”
In the speech, the United States Senator He said that the “American Union” was attacked by “foreign powers” known by him as the drug cartels operating in Mexico.
“This is the greatest attack we have had on our borders by a foreign power in all of history.”
Lindsey Graham It should be noted that 70,000 Americans were “poisoned” by fentanyl in 2022 and therefore, USA he must answer because “we are not doing anything about the attack on the drug cartels to fight them.”
Hey senator The Republican added that President AMLO had denied that there were sanctuaries mexican cartels although he knew that he had power over some parts of the nation.
“He (AMLO) blames us for the fentanyl crisis, he denies that fentanyl is produced in Mexico and sent from there to kill Americans.”
He also said that the parts that cartels control Mexico they are like “going to Afghanistan or Syria”, so he said that “if the group were to wage war against them”, “we would have to fight with them”.
US Senator advocates for Donald Trump’s policy
Later in the speech, the United States Senator Lindsey Graham Returning to Donald Trump’s plans to “repair” immigration policies and “take back control of the borders”, as well as “go after the cartels”.
He asked them to attack the border with Mexico before we were “attacked”.
However, in response, the Secretary of National Security, Alejandro Mayorkas, accepted the work done in conjunction. Mexico to combat fentanyl trafficking.
“We solve serious problems together and try to strengthen the ties of cooperation.”
And although he United States Senator He spoke mexican cartelsthey left out the demand for drugs in that area, drug distribution networks and the problem of opiate addiction.
Republican senators and their proposal to invade Mexico
Declarations Senator Lindsey Graham It happened weeks after he, along with his partner John Neely Kennedy, proposed an intervention USA in Mexico declaring the Mexican cartel as terrorists.
After the kidnapping of 4 Americans in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, where 2 of them were killed, one more was wounded and one survived unharmed, the legislators turned their attention to Mexico.
At a time when the United States could be fighting a military battle organized crime groups and indeed they intervened in the Mexican territory, but nothing was received for their interventions both in the country and in Mexico.