Cornyn Tours Ciudad Juárez in Low-Key Trip to Mexico

EL PASO — U.S. Sen. John Cornyn on Friday said that the United States shares responsibility for the violence in Mexico because of drug demand here and that his GOP colleagues who favor sealing the border “obviously don’t know what they’re talking about.”

During a low-profile visit to El Paso and Ciudad Juárez, the Texas Republican added that, in his opinion, immigration reform is all but dead this year. His first-ever trip to Ciudad Juárez as a U.S. senator resulted from an invitation by Rolando Pablos, CEO of the Borderplex Alliance, an economic development company ...

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