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What did Greg Abbott’s border inspections turn up? Oil leaks, flat tires and zero drugs

The governor ordered troopers to thoroughly inspect every commercial truck coming from Mexico in what he described as an effort to stop illegal drugs and migrants from being smuggled into Texas. His order for increased state inspections led to snarling delays in trade between the two countries.

Mechanics fix trucks at the inspection station near the Pharr International Bridge. Pharr, TX. April 14, 2022.

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