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Trump puts Mexican president in a political vise - The Hill;

Trump puts Mexican president in a political vise - The Hill

The HillTrump puts Mexican president in a political viseThe HillMexican President Enrique Peña Nieto is facing tremendous pressure to take a firm stand against President Donald Trump Donald TrumpU.S. war ship nears Chinese island in first navigation challenge under Trump: report Poll: Americans disagree with ...and more »

On the border: Possible tax on Mexican goods worries some US businesses - CBS News;

On the border: Possible tax on Mexican goods worries some US businesses - CBS News

CBS NewsOn the border: Possible tax on Mexican goods worries some US businessesCBS NewsLAREDO, Texas -- On Friday, there was no dispute, apparently, over who would pay for the call. TheAmerican and Mexican presidents talked by phone -- after the Mexican president canceled a summit meeting in the dispute over who will pay for the wall.and more »

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

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

Los Angeles TimesTrump elevates border-tax idea, but also the political and legal challengesLos Angeles TimesPresident 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 ...and more »

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

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

Washington PostPresident Trump and Mexican president speak by phone amid crisis in relationsWashington PostMEXICO 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 ...and more »

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

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

Business InsiderThe peso is surging after Trump speaks with Mexico's presidentBusiness InsiderThe 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 ...and more »

Tariff? Border tax? Why it's so hard for Donald Trump to make Mexico pay for the wall. - Washington Post;

Tariff? Border tax? Why it's so hard for Donald Trump to make Mexico pay for the wall. - Washington Post

Washington PostTariff? Border tax? Why it's so hard for Donald Trump to make Mexico pay for the wall.Washington PostThe White House added more uncertainty to President Trump's plan to fund a wall along the southern border with contradictory and ambiguous statements on Thursday — remarks that emphasized the practical difficulties for the new administration in ...and more »

Trump's Mexico plans threaten to disrupt supply chains - JOC.com;

Trump's Mexico plans threaten to disrupt supply chains - JOC.com

JOC.comTrump's Mexico plans threaten to disrupt supply chainsJOC.comNowhere does that the advent of the new US administration bring more uncertainty and potential disruption than in the arena of US-Mexico trade. Among President Donald Trump's most controversial proposals affecting Mexico are his calls for the radical ...and more »

Import tax on Mexico proposed to fund wall - The Guardian;

Import tax on Mexico proposed to fund wall - The Guardian

The GuardianImport tax on Mexico proposed to fund wallThe GuardianThe 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 ...and more »

Memo To Trump - 20% Mexican Import Tariff Means Americans Pay For The Wall - Forbes

Memo To Trump - 20% Mexican Import Tariff Means Americans Pay For The WallForbesThe one thing which truly worries about the Donald Trump administration is that so many of the people within it seem not to understand how trade works. No, this isn't about marginal decisions, or disagreements upon what is desirable. Nor is this ...and more »

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

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

PoliticoHow Trump's wall could beckon a global trade warPoliticoPresident 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 ...and more »

Trump Warms to House Republicans' Proposed Border-Adjusted Tax - Bloomberg;

Trump Warms to House Republicans' Proposed Border-Adjusted Tax - Bloomberg

BloombergTrump Warms to House Republicans' Proposed Border-Adjusted TaxBloombergPresident Donald Trump is warming to a congressional Republican proposal that would replace the U.S. corporate income tax with a levy on companies' imports and domestic sales, even though he had recently criticized the idea as too complicated, a senior ...and more »

Humiliating Mexico over the Wall Would Be a Big Mistake - National Review;

Humiliating Mexico over the Wall Would Be a Big Mistake - National Review

National ReviewHumiliating Mexico over the Wall Would Be a Big MistakeNational ReviewMaking Mexico pay for the wall was an effective campaign gimmick, but it wouldn't be a smart policy decision. By all means, build a wall on the border, but don't make Mexico pay for it. It was a great — and by great I mean effective, not noble or ...and more »

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

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

BBC NewsMexico wall: Trump condemned over imports tax proposalBBC NewsMexico 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 ...and more »

A border wall and a 20% import tax: Is this a new low in US-Mexico relations? - AZCentral.com;

A border wall and a 20% import tax: Is this a new low in US-Mexico relations? - AZCentral.com

AZCentral.comA border wall and a 20% import tax: Is this a new low in US-Mexico relations?AZCentral.comA look at the socioeconomic and environmental impact of a 2,000-mile long wall at the U.S.-Mexico border. Arizona Mexico port of entry. The White House has floated a proposal to tax Mexican imports at 20 percent. (Photo: Nick Oza/The Republic).and more »

Mexico's President Cancels Meeting With Trump Over Wall - New York Times;

Mexico's President Cancels Meeting With Trump Over Wall - New York Times

New York TimesMexico's President Cancels Meeting With Trump Over WallNew York TimesPresident Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico said in a national address that the country would not pay for a border wall. He announced he would cancel his meeting with President Trump. By REUTERS. Photo by Henry Romero/Reuters. Watch in Times Video ».and more »

In a Corner, President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico Punches Back - New York Times;

In a Corner, President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico Punches Back - New York Times

New York TimesIn a Corner, President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico Punches BackNew York TimesPresident Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico this week. His cautious approach to President Trump had caused an outcry in Mexico. Credit Ronaldo Schemidt/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. MEXICO CITY — Hunkered down in the presidential palace, ...and more »

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

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

Los Angeles TimesDispute over border wall plunges US into crisis with Mexico, as Mexican president scraps White House visitLos Angeles TimesOne 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.and more »

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

Trump's wall isn't Latin America's only problemCNN(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 ...and more »

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

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

ForbesTrump Wants Mexico To Pay For The Border Wall. That Means US Auto Buyers Will Be Paying Up, TooForbesThe 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 ...and more »

Border Patrol chief is abruptly out after being brought in as a reformer - Los Angeles Times;

Border Patrol chief is abruptly out after being brought in as a reformer - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesBorder Patrol chief is abruptly out after being brought in as a reformerLos Angeles TimesThe chief of the Border Patrol will leave his post at the end of the month, likely the result of a change in direction by the Trump administration and a reflection of the new power of the agency's union. Mark Morgan, the agency's head, was hired from ...and more »