Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw championed the use of the U,S. military to combat the drug cartels smuggling deadly fentanyl across the southern border into the United States.
Crenshaw spoke with Fox News’ Neil Cavuto, who prompted Crenshaw by asking what it was that had Crenshaw concerned.
“Well, look, we recently introduced AUMF, an Authorized Use of Military Force against the cartels and any other organizations that traffic fentanyl specifically,” Crenshaw answered. “So why now and why not years ago? These Mexican drug cartels have been around for a while. The difference now is fentanyl.”
“This is not a drug problem; this is not a war on drug problem; this is a poisoning problem,” Crenshaw declared. “And they are killing about 80,000 Americans a year. And the Mexican government