Democrats increasingly join Republicans in blaming China for US fentanyl crisis


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Democrats are increasingly joining Republicans in blaming China for helping fuel the fentanyl crisis blighting the United States. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, said in a hearing earlier this month that the U.S. needed to "use every foreign policy tool" to stop fentanyl from flowing in, which included asking Mexico to do more to crack down on cartels, and “it also means confronting China.” GOP SAYS BIDEN MUST DO MORE TO COMBAT CHINESE SUPPORT FOR RUSSIA IN UKRAINE WAR Menendez added: “I doubt [Chinese President] Xi Jinping cares about his chemical and pharmaceutical industry supplying...