Abbott designates cartels as terrorists

On Balance with Leland Vittert

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announces an executive order designating Mexican drug cartels as terrorists.

(NewsNation) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott designated Mexican drug cartels as terrorists this week and urged the Biden administration to do the same. The benefit?

Former CIA and FBI agent Tracy Walder says a terrorist designation would give U.S. authorities “the full scope of the law” to apprehend and prosecute cartel members.

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