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Lawmakers to Tai: Cartel activity, Mexico’s response threaten fuel trade

December 7, 2023 at 1:40 PM
Mexican cartels are threatening U.S. fuel exports, prompting the Mexican government to institute import restrictions that undermine the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, according to Reps. Vicente Gonzalez (D-TX) and two other Texas lawmakers who are urging U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai to work with Mexico to stem the activity. “On October 16, 2023, Mexican officials confirmed cartel gunmen forced a dozen tanker trucks to dump imported U.S. gasoline into a field at gunpoint,” Gonzalez and Reps. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) and Henry Cuellar...

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