The Trump administration on Wednesday announced that a U.S. operation has successfully led to the arrest of multiple MS-13 leaders as well as the first time one of its gang members has been charged for terrorism-related offenses.

President Trump, Attorney General William Barr and other law enforcement officials in a press conference shared that Project Vulcan led to dozens of arrests, including 13 in Nevada and eight in New York.

"We just concluded a historic operation leading to the indictment and arrest of dozens of savage MS-13 leaders," Trump told reporters in the Oval Office, describing the operation's success as part of his "all out campaign to destroy MS-13."

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