El Chapo’s Attorney to Ted Cruz: ‘Ludicrous’ to Suggest Drug Kingpin Would Fund Wall

Breitbart | 2/17/2019 | Staff
AavyAavy (Posted by) Level 4
Click For Photo: https://media.breitbart.com/media/2018/10/wi/ap/31/d897dd_election-2018-senate-texas-27332-in-tuesday-oct-16-2018-file-photo-sen-ted-e1550443442276.jpg

The attorney for convicted drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman shot back at Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) idea to make his client pay for the wall along the U.S. southern border with Mexico, calling it “ludicrous.”

“Sen. Cruz surely knows that the government has seized none — not a penny — of Mr. Guzman’s assets so getting him to pay for the wall is ludicrous,” Guzman’s attorney, Jeffrey Lichtman, told CNN.

Chance - Mr - Cruz - Wall

“There’s a better chance of Mr. Cruz paying for the wall,” he added.

Lichtman did not comment or release information about his client’s assets.

Jurors - Guzman - Counts - Hearing - New

Jurors found Guzman guilty of all the counts against him at a hearing in New York last week. The charges against him include narcotics trafficking, using a firearm to carry out his drug crimes, and money laundering conspiracy.

Prosecutors are reportedly looking to seize $14 billion...
(Excerpt) Read more at: Breitbart
Wake Up To Breaking News!
What's more plentiful, hydrogen or stupidity?
Sign In or Register to comment.

Welcome to Long Room!

Where The World Finds Its News!