The chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security is encouraging Mexico's authorities to extradite drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman (wah-KEEN' el chah-poh gooz-MAHN') to the United States to ensure he remains behind bars.
The chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security is encouraging Mexico’s authorities to extradite drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman (wah-KEEN’ el chah-poh gooz-MAHN’) to the United States to ensure he remains behind bars.
Guzman was arrested Saturday morning in the resort city of Mazatlan, Mexico.
Republican Michael McCaul calls Guzman the world’s most notorious drug lord and says on ABC’s “This Week” that his arrest is a significant victory for Mexico and the United States.
Guzman faces at least seven federal indictments.
- Update: Seahawks' Jimmy Graham suffers right knee injury vs. Steelers, will miss rest of season
- Suspected burglar dies after getting stuck in chimney
- On his birthday, Russell Wilson gives Seattle Seahawks perhaps his greatest game to beat Pittsburgh Steelers
- Seattle Seahawks’ swagger, hopes for playoffs are back after they slam door on Pittsburgh Steelers
- Grading the game: Seattle Seahawks’ offense earns perfect mark against Pittsburgh Steelers
Most Read Stories
McCaul said it’s Mexico’s call on where Guzman faces prosecution, but he noted that Guzman escaped from prison in 2001 and corruption continues to plague Mexico.
McCaul says Guzman would end up “in a super-max prison” in the U.S. from which he could not escape.