Trump: & # 39; Mexico pays for the wall & # 39; through savings in new trade agreement

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

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; MORE Thursday tweeted that "Mexico pays for the wall" through savings to the US in new trade agreement known as the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

"I have often said:" In whatever way or whatever, Mexico is going to pay for the wall ", tweeted Trump." This has never changed. Our new deal with Mexico (and Canada), the USMCA, is so much better than the old, very expensive and anti-US NAFTA deal, that only by the money we save, MEXICO PAYS FOR THE WALL! "

Trump threatened this week to partially disable the government unless he gets the $ 5 billion he wants for the boundary wall.

He threatened to meet with Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerSenators prepare for Christmas opportunities in Washington during a shutdown Mania on 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Trump, Democratic leaders go toe-to-toe at White House MORE (D-N.Y.) And the leader of minorities in the household Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D & # 39; Alesandro PelosiOvernight Energy – sponsored by the National Biodiesel Board – Sale of oil release in Alaska nets .5M | House climate panel is unlikely to pass bills EPA acquires new head of Chesapeake office Stephen King flares Trump over boundary wall: & # 39; Do something good & # 39; Pelosi agrees with limits for term limits; insurgency collapses MORE together (D-Calif.) That the US Army would build remaining parts of the wall if Democrats "do not give us votes to secure our country."

One of Trump's most popular presidential campaign platforms called on Mexico to pay for its proposed wall on the southern border, which Mexico refused to do. Now House GOP is considering a short-term, stop-gap financing contribution that would include the $ 5 billion in border wall financing demanded by Trump.

Trump's tweet on Thursday also came when the president presented Congress to approve his new trade agreement, 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.

Without replacement of NAFTA would probably be a costly undertaking, experts say, plunging the stock markets.

Several Democrats have expressed concern about USMCA, indicating that they will be fighting in the 116th Congress. It could take months to push the deal with the Democrats who take the majority of the House. (function(d, s, id) {
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