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USA: Border wall with Mexico must be built to stop drug abuse says Cruz02:38

USA: Border wall with Mexico must be built to stop drug abuse says Cruz

United States, Weare
February 5, 2016 at 04:53 GMT +00:00 · Published

Campaigning in the town of Weare, New Hampshire, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz urged for a wall to be built with Mexico to stop "trans-national criminal cartels" from smuggling drugs into the U.S, Thursday.

Speaking in the lead up to Tuesday's primary, Cruz told his supporters that 400 people died of drug overdose in New Hampshire last year. He suggested, "one of the things that is fueling the tragedy is our open border, because heroin is being brought in, by trans-national criminal cartels."

Cruz went on to coin a new term for illegal immigrants, calling them "undocumented democrats", before claiming that Obama's current 36 mile (57km) bordered fence could be extended to 700 miles (1126km) under federal law, citing Israel's barrier as an example of a "wall that works".

USA: Border wall with Mexico must be built to stop drug abuse says Cruz02:38
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Campaigning in the town of Weare, New Hampshire, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz urged for a wall to be built with Mexico to stop "trans-national criminal cartels" from smuggling drugs into the U.S, Thursday.

Speaking in the lead up to Tuesday's primary, Cruz told his supporters that 400 people died of drug overdose in New Hampshire last year. He suggested, "one of the things that is fueling the tragedy is our open border, because heroin is being brought in, by trans-national criminal cartels."

Cruz went on to coin a new term for illegal immigrants, calling them "undocumented democrats", before claiming that Obama's current 36 mile (57km) bordered fence could be extended to 700 miles (1126km) under federal law, citing Israel's barrier as an example of a "wall that works".

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