Cartel connection? Senator presses agency on ‘Mexican military’ incursion into US

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Hat Tip ===>>> Allen (Panola)

Individuals in Mexican military uniforms drew their guns on a U.S. border agent earlier this year after having crossed the southwestern border into Arizona, a U.S. senator claimed, raising concerns once again that Mexican officials are illegally crossing into the U.S. and, worse, potentially aiding the drug cartels.

The incident described by Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., would appear to be one of dozens over the past decade where Mexican military and law enforcement officers have crossed into U.S. territory. Most are presumed to be accidental, but they also raise the possibility that Mexican military members — or individuals posing as them — are helping drug cartels.

“This incident is of concern,” Coburn wrote in a letter to U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s former acting commissioner, asking whether CBP has concerns that Mexican military members are “providing security and/or intelligence to Drug Trafficking Organizations.”

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