Breitbart: Two U.S. Senators filed a bill that would target Mexican cartels and other transnational criminal organizations through financial, criminal, and immigration sanctions. The sanctions are similar to the ones they would face if they were designated as foreign terrorist organizations (FTOs) by the State Department.
Senator Ted Cruz (R) from Texas announced that he and Sen. Tom Cotton (R) from Arkansas introduced the Significant Transnational Criminal Organization Designation Act. The proposed bill comes days after President Donald J. Trump said he would hold off on designating certain Mexican cartels as terrorist organizations following a meeting by his staff with Mexican counterparts. read more