Three congressmen say 1 border drone insufficient

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX U.S. Reps. Michael McCaul and Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, and Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, made the comments after meeting with state and federal officials at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi.

According to the Corpus Christi Caller-Times, Farenthold, of Corpus Christi, said Texas leads the list of possible recipients of more aerial drones by the end of the year.

The lone Predator drone assigned to the Texas-Mexico border has operated out of Corpus Christi since February.

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