(RightWing.org) – This is one of the biggest arrests in decades.
According to a report by The Hill, President Donald Trump has just confirmed that he personally ordered the ARREST of several MS-13 gang leaders on terrorism charges. This is the first time in American history an MS-13 member has been charged with terrorism.
Trump Ordered Their Arrest
On July 15, President Trump and Attorney General William Barr announced that the operation, Project Vulcan, dealt a blow to MS-13 across multiple states. The transnational gang is one of the most violent in the world. Members do not hesitate to murder someone when they want to and they often use machetes to do so.
In one case, the Eastern District of Virginia charged gang member Melgar Diaz with committing acts of terrorism and providing support to terrorists.
President Trump said “a big dent” was put in the gang and said it was part of his “all out campaign to destroy MS-13.”
President @realDonaldTrump: "We've just concluded a historic operation leading to the arrest and indictment of dozens of savage MS-13 members and leaders all across the country." pic.twitter.com/vnVfiAjYra
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) July 15, 2020
Promises Made, Promises Kept
The president has made the dismantling of criminal organizations, like MS-13, one of his top priorities. Early on in his administration, Trump said he’d “liberate our towns” from the clutches of the gang.
President Trump once said the US “cannot accept this violence” any longer and now he’s making good on the promises to destroy the organization.
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