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Moore: Fentanyl deaths will rise until border secured

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) is once again blasting the Biden administration over the continuing crisis at the southern border.

Moore, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, appeared on Newsmax’s “American Agenda” to discuss the committee’s recent visit to Yuma, Arizona.

“The Biden administration’s policies are creating drug mules that pay their passage to the cartel, who have operational control of our southern border, by backpacking heroine, cocaine and fentanyl into our country,” said Moore. “The 107,000 that died (from fentanyl poisoning) is a tragedy, but that number will continue to increase until we secure the U.S. southern border.”

Moore discussed some of the disturbing facts local officials told him about the border problem.

“In Yuma, sheriffs told me the drugs are split 50/50 — we seize about half and the other half is coming through these open holes in border where we stopped construction on the wall and did away with the remain in Mexico policy,” he said. “To add insult to injury, these people come in through the border and turn themselves into the border patrol agents and then get a notice to appear in court which entitles them to subsidies to the tune of about $800 a month per person.”

Yaffee is a contributing writer to Yellowhammer News and hosts “The Yaffee Program” weekdays 9-11 a.m. on WVNN. You can follow him on Twitter @Yaffee

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