White House Questions Sean Penn's Involvement in Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Case

January 11, 2016 7:08 PM

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White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough condemned the remarks drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman made to Sean Penn in an interview with Rolling Stone as "maddening," but declined to comment on whether the U.S. would make the actor available to Mexican authorities.

"It poses a lot of very interesting questions, both for him and for others involved in this … so-called interview," McDonough told Jake Tapper on CNN's State of the Union.

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