The agency is responsible for monitoring drug trafficking by sea, by air and online.
Jill Colvin |Darlene Superville
KEY WEST, Florida.- President Donald Trump said he received a “great education” during an anti-drug trafficking briefing Thursday that underscored the need for the wall he has promised to build along the U.S.- Mexico border to help stop drug smuggling.
We need the wall. We have to have the wall.” The president traveled from Palm Beach, where he is spending the week, to the tourist haven of Key West for the update from the Joint Interagency Task Force South.
The agency is responsible for monitoring drug trafficking by sea, by air and online. Last year, it helped disrupt a record 283 metric tons of cocaine and detained nearly 900 suspected members of drug trafficking organization.