These Republicans Want Drone Strikes on Mexico

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On Wednesday, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene tweeted a picture of what she described as an opening salvo in a hot war with Mexico.

“Explosive found by Border Patrol Agents Jan 17th,” Greene tweeted above a picture of a duct tape-wrapped item. “Agents have surveillance of who brought it in and when and confirmed it was the Cartel. This changes everything. Not only are the Cartels murdering Americans everyday through drugs and crime, but now they are planting bombs on our land in our country. Our US military needs to take action against the Mexican Cartels. End this Cartel led war against America!”

But the object wasn’t a bomb, the head of the U.S. Border Patrol tweeted later that day. It was a “duct-taped ball filled with sand that wasn’t deemed a threat to agents/public.”

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