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Recently-retired Drug Enforcement Administration officials who spoke with the Daily Caller News Foundation said that the agency directive to stop using the term “Mexican cartel” came from the Biden administration. The two retired officials said that the Department of Justice (DOJ) took control of the messaging to cool relations with the Mexican government. “They didn’t want us to say Mexican cartels,” one of the retired officials told the DCNF. “I think they wanted just to say transnational criminal organizations because I don’t think they wanted to lay all the blame on Mexico, they thought it was misleading.” The directive for Drug Enforcement Administration officials to not use the term “Mexican cartel” came directly from the Biden administration to ease relations with the Mexican government, two recently retired DEA officials told the Daily Caller News Foundation.The DCNF exclusively …

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