When Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador called the 70,000+ annual fentanyl overdose deaths of Americans the result of the US’s inherent “social decay” having nothing to do with Mexican cartels trafficking it across the border by the gazillions, GOP lawmakers bellowed loud enough to be heard all the way to Mexico City.
They then proceeded to call on President Biden to take military action against the cartels.
"We're going to unleash the fury and might of the United States against these cartels," said Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC). Republicans also called on the administration to designate the drug cartels as international terrorist organizations.
Graham was joined by other Republicans who piled on the fentanyl crisis and Mexico during the November midterms.
López Obrador bellowed back. “We are not going to allow any foreign government to intervene and much less foreign armed forces to intervene in our territory,” he told the Mexican press, adding that he would …