President Donald Trump‘s plan to combat opioid drug addictionnationwide calls for stiffer penalties for drug traffickers, including the death penalty where appropriate under current law, a top administration official said. (Source: Black America Web, Darlene Superville) It’s a fate for drug dealers that Trump, who aims to be seen as tough on crime, has been highlighting publicly in recent weeks.
Trump also wants Congress to pass legislation reducing the amount of drugs needed to trigger mandatory minimum sentences for traffickers who knowingly distribute certain illicit opioids, said Andrew Bremberg, Trump’s domestic policy director, who briefed reporters Sunday on the plan Trump is scheduled to unveil Monday in New Hampshire, a state hard-hit by the crisis.
Death for drug traffickers and mandatory minimum penalties for distributing certain opioids are just two elements under the part of Trump’s plan that deals with law enforcement and interdiction to break the international and domestic flow of drugs into and across the U.S. Has Donald Trump found a solution for the opoid problem, or is he setting us all up for failure? Click the link below for more!