McCaul: Guzmán's Extradition Hinges on Sovereignty

Mexican sovereignty and how that country responds to pressure from the United States to hand over Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera may determine if the head of the ruthless Sinaloa cartel will be extradited to American soil, U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Austin, said on Sunday.

Guzmán was apprehended early Saturday morning in the Mexican city of Mazatlán and faces multiple charges in several U.S. states. But even though McCaul, the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, sees extradition as the best decision, that is ultimately Mexico’s call. Guzmán was able to bribe his way out of ...

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