Trump elevates border-tax idea, but also the political and legal challenges - Los Angeles Times

President Trump's desire to fund the cost of a wall across the southern border with Mexico has suddenly brought out of obscurity a border-tax idea that has been around for many years and is embedded in the GOP blueprint for tax reform. The plan would ...

President Trump and Mexican president speak by phone amid crisis in relations - Washington Post

MEXICO CITY — Amid one of the worst crises in U.S.-Mexico relations in years, President Trump and President Enrique Peña Nieto sought to ratchet down the tension, speaking for an hour over the phone Friday morning and agreeing, at least according to ...

The peso is surging after Trump speaks with Mexico's president - Business Insider

The Mexican peso is higher by 1.4%, at 20.9218 per dollar, as of 1:37 p.m. ET after the Washington Post reported that US President Donald Trump and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto had an hour-long phone conversation. The peso was already rising ...

Import tax on Mexico proposed to fund wall - The Guardian

The feud between the White House and the Mexican government escalated on Thursday when the US press secretary suggested implementing a 20% border tax on goods coming from Mexico to pay for the wall the president intends to build across the ...

How Trump's wall could beckon a global trade war - Politico

President Donald Trump's plans to pay for a Mexican border wall could trigger the global trade war he has long threatened. A House Republican plan he embraced Thursday as a means of paying for the barrier would slap imported goods with a 20 percent tax ...

Mexico wall: Trump condemned over imports tax proposal - BBC News

Mexico has condemned a US suggestion that it may impose a 20% tax on Mexican imports to pay for President Donald Trump's planned border wall. Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said such a tax would make Mexican imports more expensive for US ...

Dispute over border wall plunges US into crisis with Mexico, as Mexican president scraps White House visit - Los Angeles Times

One of America's most important strategic relationships plunged to a new low Thursday when an escalating dispute over a proposed wall on the U.S.-Mexico border prompted Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to cancel a planned visit to the White House.

Trump's wall isn't Latin America's only problem - CNN

(CNN) US President Donald Trump kicked off his presidency announcing an "America First" hard-line approach of governing. And after several executive orders signed within his first week, he seems to be on track to see it through. But growing tensions ...

Trump Wants Mexico To Pay For The Border Wall. That Means US Auto Buyers Will Be Paying Up, Too - Forbes

The first Trump trade war is on. Almost. Unless cooler heads prevail, President Donald Trump is making Mexico his test case in an effort to shift international trade into a framework that is more to his liking. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto ...