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Well drew more guns seized and -- resolve a link to the botch gun running operation known as fast and furious run by alcohol tobacco and firearms.
But Democrats are trying to blame all of that on gun control.
Lot said about fast and furious.
And perhaps mistakes -- main.
But I think this hunt for blame.
Doesn't really speak about the problem.
And the problem is anybody can walk in and buy anything.
That's the problem with senator -- well my next guest helped discover the fast and furious weapons in Arizona.
Joining us now is the current president of the Arizona sheriffs association.
And our county -- Paul bad you selected as well as the 2011 sharp of the year by as colleagues in the national sheriffs association.
-- of good to have you with this senator -- seems to think this is a -- Second Amendment issue it's not a matter of corruption incompetence.
On the part of the Obama administration's justice -- what do you think.
Well well of course she's drink in the same Kool -- that President Obama and Eric Cole there are serving up.
And they have been on this drumbeat for the last two and a half years.
Our gun rights blaming America saying that 90% of all the weapons going to Mexico come from the United States their forts -- fall.
All this violence 34000.
Murdered 43000 people murder in that Calderon government facing the cartels and the violence there.
And then lo and behold we find out that through fast and furious operation that was run by ATF.
Which is part of the Department of Justice facilitated through straw purchasers.
2000 weapons into the hands of the most violent criminals in North America the drug cartels.
So it's our own government that it's been.
Making this case a whole time minutes -- who have been arming.
These criminals how many drug cartel members.
And you're sure department arrested in the last year true.
Well it's it's now in the hundreds and hundreds and it we have these people think they on the place coming into my county the number one -- accounting for drug and human smuggling.
-- in this operation -- all of our partners in law enforcement.
This last one.
We arrested seven.
Cartel and Mexico arguably -- very powerful and we confiscated a 108 weapons from these bad guys.
And this was an operations that was trafficking 60000 pounds a month.
Of just marijuana through my county one of their cars we stopped had 200 pounds of methamphetamine.
A hundred pounds of heroin.
And so it will we were talking I'm -- -- two billion to three billion dollars in value.
Sure we know this country understands this president understands the previous president -- story.
That Mexico remains the principal source of methamphetamine.
Marijuana cocaine and heroin into the United States.
They know the levels of illegal immigration across that border as well as the drug -- And still.
Refuse to act.
How corrupt is our side of that border because nothing else makes any sense.
Nothing else possibly make sense -- that there is corruption rampant on our side of that order for it to remain this open to this much.
In the way of drugs.
Human smuggling death and devastation.
At absolutely and the American people have had enough and there's a deficit in Washington and it's one of leadership.
And we need leaders to stand up for our country and put our interest first.
And to secure this border not just because of the hundreds and hundreds of thousands of illegals that come through.
And we want to secure the border but because of the violence and the drugs from these cartels that are bringing here.
And and this other component of the national security threat that.
Plus made it through just this part of the border and Arizona -- here.
Then what does this say about those from countries in contrast.
Somalia Jordan Syria I ran.
All these countries where there happened people that have come through this unsecured border there's Intel talking about Hezbollah -- -- interest.
That I have gone through training to look like Hispanics.
What are we doing here this is a national security threat and we've got it wake up and secure this border to protect our families and to protect our country.
Sure there's talk that your going to run for congress you're gonna do -- We're gonna announce in January -- right now we're exploring which which allows us to ask for support and to raise money.
And -- I need to hear from people if they want to send a sheriff to Washington.
And somebody like myself who's not a not afraid to make tough decisions and to stand up not just.
But for our free market and our economy in the principles there.
No more stimulus no more raising taxes.
That hasn't worked President Obama so you're not gonna try that again on us.
Sir Paul grab you some work to -- a little more than explore good to have -- -- -- we appreciate it thanks so much bank.