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Trump’s war on drugs suffered because of his war on child migrants

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Federal drug trafficking prosecutions along the Mexican border plummeted to their lowest levels in two decades this summer because federal agents were focused on arresting and detaining migrant children and their parents.

Federal drug charges dropped 30 percent in June and July.

This after the President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions this spring repeatedly identified drug smuggling as a key factor in priming the nation’s opioid epidemic.    USA Today

Immigration enforcement is busting agency budgets.    Huffington Post

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