California Democrat critical of Northern Triangle says she sleeps with gun next to her bed after death threats

I never thought it would get to this point but I have to protect myself in my home,” Torres first revealed to the Los Angeles Times.

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Torres was born in Guatemala.

Growing up, I experienced the same forces that are currently driving children to flee from the #NorthernTriangle. I’m ready to call out corruption like I see it — even if that upsets those who enable it,” she wrote on Gorjeo en sábado.

Torres, who represents California’s 35th Congressional District, said people have staked out her house, de acuerdo a ZORRO 11 Los Angeles.

En marzo, she tweeted about the corruption of the governments of the Northern Triangle countries, prompting a response from El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele.

This is a great shame to the governments of #Guatemala#Honduras#ElSalvador your compatriots deserve governments that are truly committed to fighting corruption and drug trafficking!” Torres wrote on Gorjeo en marzo 31 junto con un historia about smuggles who abandoned 3-year-old and a 5-year-old after dropping them over the southern border wall.

Look ma’am, did you read that the children are from ECUADOR and not from EL SALVADOR? Además, this occurred on the border of Mexico with the United States. What does El Salvador have to do with this? You should use a portion of your financier’s check to buy glasses,” Bukele responded En abril 1.

En abril, Bukele would not meet with a visiting senior U.S. diplomat. Bukele’s decision not to meet with Ricardo Zuniga, the Biden administration’s envoy to the so-called Northern Triangle countries of Central America, followed a similar snub he allegedly received from U.S. officials during an unannounced trip to Washington in February.

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Zuniga traveled to El Salvador following talks in Guatemala focused on immigration amid a surge in child migrants on the U.S. frontera. A la llegada, he immediately announced a $ 2 million U.S. contribution to an international commission seeking to strengthen the fight against corruption, which Biden officials see as one of the root causes of illegal immigration.

Clockwise from left, Rep. Norma Torres, D-Calif., Reps. Lucille Roybal-Allard, D-Calif., Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Calif., and Rep. Albio Sires, D- N.J., attend a meeting with Vice President Kamala Harris with the CHC, in her ceremonial office, lunes, Mayo 17, 2021, on the White House complex in Washington. (Foto AP / Jacquelyn Martin)

Clockwise from left, Reps. Norma Torres, D-Calif., Reps. Lucille Roybal-Allard, D-Calif., Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Calif., and Rep. Albio Sires, D- N.J., attend a meeting with Vice President Kamala Harris with the CHC, in her ceremonial office, lunes, Mayo 17, 2021, on the White House complex in Washington. (Foto AP / Jacquelyn Martin)

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