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-- turning to the murder investigation involving Texas district attorney his wife and and its sister district attorney nearly two months ago.
Our next guest says -- the Aryan Brotherhood and the Mexican drug cartels.
Could be behind the assassinations.
Joining us now congressman Ted Paolo he's on the Judiciary Committee the house foreign affairs committee as well.
He's also an executive member of the Immigration Reform -- a former prosecutor.
And a judge and congressman is greater powers to see -- -- have here at Hewlett.
Are there enough resources right now.
Being devoted on part of federal -- state and local law enforcement enough resources being devoted.
To bringing these killers to justice I believe there is.
Texas Rangers now the FB local state law enforcement.
Are are working on this case.
Diligently and I think they're bringing -- resources they do Andy Kaufman county as a small county so they need more resources from the state.
And now the feds have been asked coming and so I think there's enough -- We were first.
-- Clearly with the implication was it was the Aryan Brotherhood.
Been hammering a turn that -- -- -- -- -- I hadn't heard.
And that is a connection -- alliance a solid.
The Aryan Brotherhood and the Mexican drug cartels.
And authorities looking at that in this investigation.
Is the source of perhaps the source of the the killer or killers.
Could be a connection.
Looks to me as a former judge and prosecutor that.
It was an organized criminal activity was a gang of some time whether it's to.
Drug cartels the Aryan Brotherhood which the DA's office was apparently investigating or both working together these two criminal enterprises.
That did an intimidation murder like they do in Mexico the drug cartels -- Mexico they killed the judges they killed please -- That is the criminal investigation.
That's not going to happen in the United States so the two could be working together.
In this criminal enterprise of killing law enforcement the DA.
Texas is a unique state in that.
Texas is one of the safest places in the country.
The border cities.
Texts are amongst the safest cities in the country.
Across that border however.
I the cartels rule.
And they raid should -- been 60000.
Murders 20000 people are missing over the course of the past five years in northern Mexico.
Give us your best judgment about how long we're going to ignore the reality of what's happening on that more.
-- contrary to what the administration says the border is not secure.
In some places it's better than it used to be a bit and other places it's worse I'll gladly take anybody down there to showed him.
And the main problem.
Or the drug cartels they come back and forth that will they've long since quit just -- Bring in smuggling drugs into the United States now there -- racketeering they're also and -- kidnappings there are also into human trafficking.
All of those things for money and it'd be just a matter of time where we'll see more -- like the one.
Apparently and Kaufman can.
I'm -- -- I'm just lay this out here because it's not often discussed.
Immense corruption in Mexico everything in their government is tainted by it.
It its -- its government it's all of its domestic services.
No one talks about the corruption in the American side this this problem.
We've got a million people crossing that border an estimated million people going both ways.
-- we have got apprehensions now rising again we're not even counting those who get away the Border Patrol -- We've got.
Anywhere between 25 the best assessments are 25 to fifty billion dollars in drugs flown across that border.
And we've got a department of homeland secretary saying everything's just fine.
The national media sucks it up just feel like a sponge it goes about -- -- this is sickening.
What's happening on that border.
And people are paying attention and now we're talking comprehensive immigration reform just like they -- Well tell us what we should -- well you should think that drug cartels don't just operate in Mexico they operate state.
Chicago has named.
-- Mexican drug cartel drug lord as the most wanted man in America a topple Guzman who is ahead of the snow drug -- -- He operates his business in Chicago and other cities we should understand the obvious the drug cartels -- in the United States operate.
And they are operating the calls the border is not secure.
We talk about immigration reform.
We have to always talk about let's do something we haven't done in that secure the border we have to do.
All of those but not certainly not neglect border secured.
I've always maintained throughout this debate this discussion which has been guards are as you've been at the forefront of -- -- for a decade.
How can anyone talk about comprehensive immigration reform without insisting demand.
And you sure border security.
It only follows that.
If you're to reform immigration laws US control immigration if you're going to control immigration you have to control the borders and the ports.
That's a savages and -- that I have not seen defeated yet.
Where we don't secure the borders and its long past the time we realize that we need to know who comes into the United States.
We need to rethink the way we secure the border.
Need to realize it's a national security issue we have the policy now.
Of catch and if she came.
But that means a Border Patrol is not all the border they're behind the border and they try to catch as many people that -- -- as they can and send a few welcome back.
We need to have border security like most nations do -- the border.
Change that philosophy and we might have border security we ought to use the equipment we're bringing back from Iraq and Afghanistan on the border.
Or patrol the border protectors -- sheriff's all want.
That a unused equipment we -- use American taxpayers pay for so.
We have to secure the border it is not secure even though the administration says so.
And as you well know.
Are you would -- brought up with a the plan is to destroy that equipment early but in place.
Which this problematic in terms of the enemies we've been fighting against for a decade or more than a decade.
It would be nice as you say to do but that -- -- in the hands of -- local police department state authorities.
All across the border but that make this too much sense or at a -- -- the -- for the federal government to grasp of yet with.
Hopefully they'll -- listening to congressman -- -- Sowers has talked with lackluster live thanks again.
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