Pelosi ridicule the claim of Trump that Mexico pays for the wall: The Oval Office is a proof-free zone & # 39;

<pre><pre>House GOP can vote for $ 5B for Trump's boundary wall

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) Mocked at a press conference on Thursday President TrumpDonald John TrumpActivists emphasize Trump ties with foreign autocrats in hotel light show Jose Canseco raises Trump for chief of staff: "Worried about you that every day you look more like a Twinkie & # 39; Dershowitz: the Mueller report contains & # 39; sins & # 39; but no & # 39; accusable violation & # 39; MOREclaims that Mexico "pays for the wall" through savings that the US will make in a new trade agreement known as the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

Pelosi said the claim "does not make any sense" and calls the Oval Office a "proof-free zone".

Her comments came in response to Trump's Thursday morning tweet, which read: "I have often said:" In one way or another, Mexico is going to pay for the wall. "This has never changed. deal with Mexico (and Canada), the USMCA, is so much better than the old, very expensive and anti-US NAFTA deal, that just by the money we save, MEXICO PAYS FOR THE WALL! "

Pelosi said he made the same statement during her meeting with him this week.

"What he is saying, any benefit that our economy could have of a revised trade deal with Mexico and Canada would be put on the wall instead of growing our economy and increasing the salary stability of our employees," Pelosi told reporters . "The American people still pay the price, Mexico does not pay for this wall."

"But maybe he does not understand how a trade deal works for him to say such a thing," she continued.

Trump's tweet came when the president urged Congress to approve the USMCA, which would replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The president has threatened to demolish NAFTA to increase the pressure on the incoming Democratic House.

Pelosi noted that Trump "does not even have the trade agreement".

"I think the Oval Office is a proof-free zone," she said. "You have to have facts, data, proof, truth to reach an agreement on how to proceed."

Pelosi mentioned some of her scruples at USMCA, including a lack of environmental protection. Several Democrats have expressed concern about the trade agreement, and indicate that they will fight in the 116th Congress. It could take months to push the deal with the Democrats who take the majority of the House.

Trump threatened this week to partially disable the government unless he gets the $ 5 billion he wants for the boundary wall. Before meeting with Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer and Pelosi, Trump threatened that the US military would build the remaining parts of the wall if the Democrats "give us no votes to secure our country."

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