Republican Senator Joni Ernst of Iowa claimed Friday that China is deliberately poisoning America through its continued production and sale of fentanyl.
Ernst recently traveled to the border with a congressional delegation to understand crime and the threats to national security posed by rampant illegal immigration.
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“The Chinese sell these precursor chemicals to Mexico. Then the Mexican cartels work to manufacture the fentanyl and distribute it to the United States,” Ernst told CBS on Friday.
According to the Drug Enforcement Agency, China is still involved the main source of fentanyl are imported into the United States and kill more than 100 Americans every day. It continues to be the primary source of fentanyl for the rest of the world.
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“I believe the Chinese are poisoning America on purpose,” Ernst continued. “And of course the Chinese don’t want to help us with that.”
Two techniques are used for this deliver the drug to USA It will be shipped to either USA shipped directly by international mail or via Mexico. In some cases, Chinese sellers label these deadly shipments of drugs with Spanish-language advertising to facilitate customs clearance. US lawmakers say crime syndicates in China are operating with the knowledge of the Communist Party.
“When we see an adversary like China poisoning our communities, it’s very disturbing. So we need to educate the American people,” Ernst said. “We must work with our Mexican colleagues to fight back against the cartel and the Chinese. We can’t continue to lose our youth to this fentanyl epidemic. It is extremely important that we hit back.”
THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT HAS LITTLE INCENTIVE TO PREVENT THE COUNTRY’S DRUG CARTELS FROM CREATING THE US FENTANYL CRISIS
The People’s Republic of China released a report on Thursday dismissing allegations by US officials and law enforcement agencies that the communist nation was supplying the drug trade, instead trying to pin the blame on Americans.
The report, titled “Drug Abuse in the United States,” describes China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) assessment of cultural and governmental factors driving deaths drug epidemic across the USA
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“The fight against drugs primarily requires your own efforts. At the same time, it also needs the cooperation of all countries. The United States should stop making unjustified allegations against China and undermining Sino-US anti-narcotics cooperation,” the Chinese foreign ministry wrote in the report, “even less should it mislead the public and take responsibility for the ineffective response.” to pass off on substance abuse at home to others.”
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/iowa-senator-accuses-china-intentionally-poisoning-americans-fentanyl Iowa Senator accuses China of “deliberately” poisoning Americans with fentanyl