Fox's Ed Henry links record seizure of fentanyl at port of entry to need for Trump's border wall

Fox's Ed Henry links record seizure of fentanyl at port of entry to need for Trump's border wall

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From the February 1 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:

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STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): Now it sounds like there are provisions in the U.S. code where the president of the United States does not have to declare a national emergency, but he can still use some money that has already been programmed for something to reprogram it for the wall, and that's according to the Congressional Research Center. They said the president can build the wall without Congress.

ED HENRY (GUEST CO-HOST): Which of those prototypes is more likely to stop the spread of drugs across the border, by the way? Look at what the U.S. Border Patrol did. they seized 254 pounds of fentanyl, OK? Valued at $3.5 million. We're told it's enough to kill up to 57 million people. This is staggering in the middle of the opioid crisis here. The president's talked about it, and just a week or so ago, the Border Patrol also said that they had seized about 700 pounds of cocaine in one shipment. Look how much fentanyl is there and how they're trying to poison our children with it. 

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HENRY: When you put that together with the human trafficking that comes across the border as well.

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Previously:

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