U.S. – Mexico crisis deepens as Trump aide floats border tax idea By Steve Holland and Miguel Gutierrez PHILADELPHIA/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The White House on Thursday floated the idea of imposing a 20 percent tax on goods from Mexico to pay for a wall at the southern U.S. border, sending the peso tumbling and
Mexican president ‘regrets and disapproves’ Trump push for wall Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Wednesday night that he “regrets and disapproves” the push by U.S. President Donald Trump to build a new wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The new American leader issued an executive order earlier in the day aiming to speed the
Trump moves ahead with wall, puts stamp on U.S. immigration, security policy By Julia Edwards Ainsley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered the construction of a U.S.-Mexican border wall and punishment for cities shielding illegal immigrants while mulling restoring a CIA secret detention program as he launched broad but divisive plans to
Behind fence, Mexicos’s notorious Juarez is wary of Trump’s wall By Frank Jack Daniel CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (Reuters) – Mexicans overwhelmingly say they oppose the wall U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has promised to build along their northern border. But in Mexico’s Ciudad Juarez, where extensive fencing was erected by the United States to secure the
It is not just women that Trump insults. In the last year he has labelled Mexicans as “rapists,” mocked a reporter with a disability and called for a ban on Muslims entering the US and a national database of all Muslims.
Reuters: News from Reuters are published with the permission of the Thomas Reuters WASHINGTON – Donald Trump proposed on Tuesday forcing Mexico to pay for his planned wall along the U.S. border by threatening to block remittances from illegal immigrants that he said amounted to “welfare” for poor families in Mexico that their government does not
By John Whitesides and Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz split victories in four nominating contests with front-runner Donald Trump on Saturday, bolstering Cruz’s argument that he represents the party’s best chance to stop the brash New York billionaire. The results were a repudiation of a Republican establishment that has bristled