Republicans call for Biden to push Mexican president to combat fentanyl smuggling

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With Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador heading to the White House next month to meet with President Biden, Republicans are calling for combating the flow of fentanyl into the United States to be at the top of the agenda.

Lopez Obrador skipped the Summit of the Americas earlier this month, saying instead he will travel to the White House in July to meet with President Biden. 

Republicans think fentanyl should be Biden’s first topic of conversation.

“If I were looking at an agenda that I think would be appropriate for that meeting, fentanyl would be at the very top of the list,” Sen. Bill Hagerty, R-Tenn., said in an interview with Fox News Digital. “Human trafficking would come right after that — border security and national security issues that we share with Mexico.”

Republicans are calling on President Biden to push the president of Mexico on the issue of cartels bringing fentanyl into the U.S. when the two meet next month. (AP/Reuters)

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“It would be the first thing I would bring up,” added Rep. Chip Roy, R-Texas. “And I wouldn’t be

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