MISSION, RGV – Congressmen Henry Cuellar of Laredo and Vicente Gonzalez of McAllen were asked at a news conference if Mexican drug cartels should be classified as terrorist organizations.
President Trump recently made this suggestion after a Mormon family from the U.S. was gunned down in Chihuahua, Mexico.
The congressmen were also asked about asylum seekers living in tents in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, and the new United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement.
The news conference was called by UT-Rio Grande Valley to discuss federal funds that the two congressmen had secured for the university. It was held at the Center for Education & Economic Development in Mission.
The above podcast focuses on questions asked about U.S. immigration policy, security in Mexico and USMCA.