U.S. border officials seize 900 pounds of fentanyl in first week of new trafficking crackdown

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  • Katie Hobbs (D) on Tuesday.Of note: "Operation Blue Lotus" has also prevented more than 700 pounds of methamphetamines and over 100 pounds of cocaine from entering the U.S., according to the DHS.
The Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday night its stepping up efforts to combat fentanyl trafficking across the Southern border with the launch of a major new, multiagency operation. [+2059 chars]