US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has traveled to the US-Mexico border to deal with those who “rape and kill innocent citizens.”
The 70-year-old, who has been a staunch proponent of crackdown on immigrants and asylums seekers made the comments during a speech for agents of the US Customs and Border Protection at the Port of Nogales, Arizona, on Tuesday.
During the visit, Sessions tried to make the case for the rise in the prosecutions of migrants by mentioning criminal gangs, including MS-13, an international one originating from Los Angeles.
“When we talk about MS-13 and the cartels, what do we mean? We mean criminal organizations that turn cities and suburbs into warzones, that rape and kill innocent citizens and who profit by smuggling poison and other human beings across our borders. Depravity and violence are their calling cards, including brutal machete attacks and beheadings,” said the US attorney general.
Sessions’ visit came in the wake…