"This would be an indirect way to make Mexico pay for it," said Steve Doocy.
The senator urged lawmakers to pass his legislation to use the drug lord's fortune to build the barrier.
Mexican drug lord "El Chapo" was convicted of running an industrial-scale smuggling operation and is facing life in prison.
The drug kingpin had been held in Mexico after tunneling out of a maximum-security prison.
Judge Vicente Bermudez handled several legal challenges lodged by powerful drug kingpins.
The 29-year-old was among six abducted at the resort.
American authorities preparing for the extradition of the alleged drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán to stand trial in the
The cartel leader can still appeal, possibly delaying his removal for weeks or months.
The notorious drug lord was recently moved to a prison near the American border.
Officials say it could bring the cartel leader closer to extradition to the U.S.