On Monday’s version of NBC’s “Meet the Press Now,” Rep. Vicente Gonzalez (D-Texas) stated that Mexico has not been neighbor to the US and that the Biden administration must threaten the Mexican authorities with sanctions if Mexico fails to safe it. its southern border and cease the circulation of migrants earlier than it reaches the border between the US and Mexico.
Gonzalez stated we should always have secure zones in different nations to course of migrants. “However in the end, we additionally want to carry Mexico accountable, accountable for guarding its southern border, and guarding its northern border, to forestall giant numbers of individuals from passing by way of. We have to get Central American nations to cooperate as effectively. It takes actual diplomacy. It takes communication,” he added. “The actual factor. And typically, it takes the specter of sanctions on our southern neighbor for us to do the fitting factor and be neighbor. I do not assume they had been.”
Gonzalez additionally acknowledged, “What we’ve got to do is maintain Mexico accountable, and inform them, if you happen to do not guard your southern border, we will begin punishing you one product at a time, with one drawback at a time.” “.
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