Category: el chapo

Facebook Picks Up El Chapo Docu-Series From Rolling Stone, Jigsaw

Facebook has funded a documentary series on the rise — and hard fall — of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera, the notorious Mexican drug kingpin who now faces life in prison. The five-episode “USA v. Chapo: The Drug War Goes on Trial” comes from Rolling Stone and Jigsaw Productions. The docu-series promises an in-depth, first-hand […]

Cruz on EL CHAPO Act: ‘Only Right’ His Ill-Gotten Gains Go to Fixing the Problem

Wednesday, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) discussed on “Fox News Channel” the legislation he reintroduced to fund the border wall and help secure the southern border, the EL CHAPO Act. Cruz argued it is “only right” that drug lord El Chapo’s “ill-gotten gains” go to solving the problem at the border because he gained from the leaky border. “I happened to be reading at the time that the estimates to build a robust wall at the time were between 14 and $20 billion,” Cruz said of the first time he filed the EL CHAPO ACT. “At the same time, I read that the Department of Justice estimates of the global worth of El Chapo’s criminal network worldwide were roughly $14 billion. There is a natural and elegant symmetry that suggested itself. So I filed the EL CHAPO Act, which says all money criminally forfeited from El Chapo and from any other drug lord shall be used for border security and to build the wall.” He continued, “And that means we can do this without spending even a penny of taxpayer money, but not only that: there is a justice to it. Those billions that El Chapo has were made trafficking illegally across

Ted Cruz Offers Brilliant Way To Pay for Wall After Conviction of Mexican Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’

As Democrats have avoided providing funding for walls or barriers as part of President Donald Trump’s priority effort to secure the southern border, some Republicans who support the construction of a border wall have sought out alternative means to obtain the necessary funding. Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz actually devised a rather ingenious plan last…

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