GOP Lawmaker Calls for Military Presence in Mexico After Americans Killed
Republican Representative and House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer has suggested “we should have a military presence” in Mexico following a kidnapping that resulted in the deaths of two Americans.
The kidnapping, believed to be committed by cartel members, has put pressure on the Biden administration to take greater action against border issues and Mexican cartels. Comer believes a military presence is important for protecting Americans.
Related Story: Americans Kidnapped in Mexico Were Seeking Health Care. Two Now Reported Dead.
House Oversight Chair James Comer says we should have our military stationed on the border and troops in Mexico. He also says Trump ordered the military to bomb meth labs in Mexico but they refused to follow orders, which was a mistake. pic.twitter.com/HEGnMqxUTv
— Ron Filipkowski 🇺🇦 (@RonFilipkowski) March 8, 2023
However, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has warned the U.S. not to overstep the mark with any response. The Mexican government is working and cooperating with their American counterparts but will not allow foreign countries to intervene, he said.
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