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Texas Gov. Abbott Calls On Biden, Harris To Apply ‘Terrorist’ Label To Mexican Cartels: Report

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott wants the Biden administration to declare Mexico’s drug cartels to be terrorist organizations.

Abbott, a Republican, shared his views Thursday in a letter to President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, KFOX 14 of El Paso, Texas, reported.

“As Governor of Texas, I urge you to take immediate action to combat the dangerous and deadly Mexican drug cartels,” Abbott wrote. “These cartels bring terror into our communities. They smuggle narcotics and weapons into the United States to fund their illegal enterprises. They force women and children into human and sex trafficking – enriching themselves on the misery and enslavement of immigrants. They murder innocent people, including women and children. These Mexican drug cartels are foreign terrorist organizations, and it is time for the federal government to designate them as such.”

“These cartels bring terror into our communities. They smuggle narcotics and weapons into the United States to fund their illegal enterprises.”

Abbott, 63, has been… (Read more)

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