nearvideo trump says US will impose duties on Mexican goods
President Trump imposed duties on goods from Mexico in response to the growing number of illegal immigrants.
President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador is triggered, its foreign relations Secretary to Washington on Friday, as the country scrambles to negotiate a solution with the United States after President Trump’s surprise move this week to slap tariffs on Mexico, in the hope of it addressing the rise in illegal immigration on the US-Mexican border would be.
The President on Thursday announced the new rates, which are scheduled to enter into force in June 10. Trump said that a new five per cent would put tariff on all Mexican imports, pressure on the country to help crack down on the wave of migrants to cross the U.S. southern border. Trump warned, however, that the collective percentage would increase gradually, up to 25 percent “, to the illegal immigration problem is resolved.”
“Mexico has taken in the claim of the United States for decades. Because of the Dems, our immigration laws are BAD. Mexico makes a FORTUNE from the USA, for decades, you can easily fix this problem. Time for you to finally do what needs to be done!” Trump tweeted on Friday morning.
TRUMP ANNOUNCES THAT THE ESCALATING TARIFFS AGAINST MEXICO, STARTING AT 5 PERCENT, TO ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS ‘STOP’
Fox News learned that the duties on all goods, the Hiking of land, sea, and air of Mexico to 10 percent on 1.July.
“If Mexico has still taken no action to reduce drastically or eliminate the number of illegal aliens crossing its territory to the United States, the customs duties will be increased by 15 percent to 1. August 2019 to 20 percent to 1. September 2019, and 25 percent to 1. October 2019,” Trump said in a statement, the later by the White house on Thursday. “The rates will remain permanently at the 25-percent level, unless and until Mexico is essential to stop the illegal influx of foreigners comes through your territory.”
White house officials told Fox News that Mexico has reinforced security measures at the border, TRANS-continental smugglers, down to crack down on illegal bus-lines, and coordination with the United States on a workable asylum policy. Mexico could be highly specific, so-called choke points on the Southern border to curb illegal migration, according to the sources.
But Obrador responded in a letter late Thursday, told Trump that “social problems are not solved, the obligations or coercive measures,” and said that the United States has a history of being a nation of immigrants.
“The Statute of liberty is not an empty symbol,” he wrote.
The situation is the legislative adoption of the United States-Mexico-Canada agreement (USMCA), could make it difficult to sent to the Congress of the White house on Thursday, the hits largely to limit tariffs between the three countries.
However, the White house, Fox News, saw it, the questions is so completely different, and not expected complications for the USMCA said.
But the President has been met with pushback by several Republican senators Friday, criticism of the new tariffs.
“Trade policy and border control are separate issues. This is a misuse of the presidential tariff authority and counter to congressional intent,” Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said in a statement Friday, warning that “after this threat would seriously passage of USMCA endanger, a Central campaign promise of President trump is and what could be, a great victory for the country.”
Grassley the President, “consider alternatives urged,” as “the introduction of a fee on the billions of dollars in remittances that leave year, the United States, to Mexico,”—said Grassley: “only encourage illegal immigration.”
“I said to support almost every one of President Trump, the politics of immigration, but this is not one of them,” Grassley.
OVER 1,000 ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS arrested IN THE EL PASO SECTOR, THE Largest GROUP, THE most EVER IN A SINGLE TIME, SOURCES SAY
Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, the President also suggested the decision to ask him to “reconsider.”
“If the President goes through this, I’m afraid to choke progress to the free trade agreement over the finish line,” Ernst said in a statement. “While I support the need for a comprehensive border security and a lasting solution to the illegal immigration, this is not the right way forward.”
But Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S. C., was a reliable ally for the President during his administration on a number of issues, supported the movement.
“I impose support the President Trump the decision to tariffs on Mexico, until she tweeted her game to help us with our border disaster,” Graham. “The illegal migration flows from Central America to stop and Mexico, more needs to be done.”
Meanwhile, the President of the Democrats for not blasted open to more stringent measures at the border.
To believe “hard, that with the crisis at the border, the Dems will not be quickly and easily fixed. Would solve the problem, but they want Open borders, this is a crime!” Trump tweeted Friday.
Fox News, Gregg Re, John Roberts, and The Associated Press contributed to this report.