Ted Cruz proposes bill to have money seized from cartels used to pay for border wall

Daily Wire:
Texas Senator Ted Cruz has put forth a clever new plan for funding President Donald Trump’s expensive wall stretching across America’s southern border with Mexico.

Aptly named "Ensuring Lawful Collection of Hidden Assets to Provide Order," Cruz’s bill would take seized assets from billionaire drug lords, like the notorious Mexican kingpin El Chapo, and use them to fund the wall project.

Currently, "U.S. prosecutors are seeking $14 billion in drug profits and other assets from El Chapo," according to Axios. "They also routinely seize the assets of other drug dealers and traffickers."
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I am glad to see Sen. Cruz embrace the idea I proposed in this post.  I have also proposed using the money withheld from sanctuary cities to fund the payment of the wall.  Once built the wall will provide further dividends in reduced benefit payments to illegal aliens.

Here is what Cruz had to say about his proposal:

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