Donald Trump urged Q&A with reporters in a short Monday afternoon that part of his new agreement on borders and trade with Mexico has not yet been announced.
If that's true, it would contradict the president's critics who said the deal consisted of older measures that Mexico had agreed months ago.
The White House has released it as a victory fueled by Trumps threats of new rates on Mexican products, and says that an undisclosed facet of the agreement is yet to come.
"I want to thank Mexico, and we have one more thing that we will announce at the right time, but they need approval from their legislative authority," he said in the White House.
The Mexican foreign minister said Monday that the deal does not contain any secret provisions.
& # 39; I don't think they will deny it for a very long time, & # 39; Trump told reporters. & # 39; It's all done. & # 39;
President Donald Trump maintained on Monday afternoon that despite the denials of Mexico, they agreed to a hitherto unknown feature of his agreement on limits and tariffs that requires the approval of the legislature in Mexico City
These Central American migrants are depicted Monday on the River Suchiate on a raft from Tecun Uman, in Guatemala, to Ciudad Hidalgo, in Mexico; Reaching Mexico is the first step of a journey that for many will end up on American soil
The president wants more than just his border wall to stop the flow of migrants to the US by hundreds of thousands; he wants Mexico to intercept them before they arrive in America
Trump spoke to journalists at the White House on Monday and greeted the Indianapolis 500 champions, Team Penske
Trump also ensured that the threat of new rates lingered over Mexico & # 39; s national assembly as a blanket of smog.
& # 39; If they don't get approval, we'll have to think in terms of rates, or whatever, but it's just another aspect of what we've done, & # 39; he said. & # 39; It was all done because of the rates and because of the relationship we have with Mexico. & # 39;
The president had defended his love of using tariffs as a negotiating tool hours earlier by saying in a television interview that the US would be "without being in the world". to every country & # 39; in the world & # 39 ;, and we have been that for many years. & # 39;
Trump had said he intended to apply increasingly stricter border taxes to everything that Mexico exports to the US if the neighbor of the South American did not take drastic measures to prevent migrants and drugs from moving north.
He seemed to have negotiated on Monday to resolve the problem of more than 100,000 Central American migrants who flow through Mexico and the United States every month and apply for asylum when they reach American territory.
The Wall Street Journal reported that Mexico has promised that if it cannot adequately curb the tide of migrants heading north, it will agree to implement a & # 39; regional & # 39; system that requires Central Americans to apply for asylum in the first & # 39; secure & # 39; country they enter.
Trump's tariff threat worked, he claimed Monday, despite skeptical media coverage led by a New York Times article in which the resulting deal was painted as a mishmash of small concessions agreed months ago.
The Times & # 39; wrote a story like I already made the deal. It's nonsense, & he said on CNBC.
Trump said Monday morning in a CNBC interview that the threat of new rates on Mexico & # 39; s exports to the US prompted his counterpart in Mexico City to make an important negotiating concession that was dramatic enough to vote in require the national assembly of the nation
Trump and the President of Mexico, Manuel Lopez Obrador (photo), made a joint statement last week in which the Mexican government promised to deploy the national guard throughout Mexico, with priority on the southern border. in a deal that eliminates the threat of new rates for products shipped to the US.
Central American migrants waited Monday outside the Mexican Refugee Aid Commission in Tapachula, Mexico; Trump wants her and others to apply for American asylum in Mexico – or stay there because it's a safe country compared to Guatemala or El Salvador
& # 39; We talked about it for months, months and months, and they wouldn't get there. And we just said, "Hey, look, if you don't get there, we'll just have to charge you hundreds of billions of dollars in taxes."
& # 39; People have not used rates, but rates are something nice if you are the piggy bank, if you have all the money, & # 39; he said. & # 39; Everyone is trying to get our money. & # 39;
In a bi-monthly tweet, the president said that the resulting agreement would include a previously unannounced position so dramatically that it would require a vote in the Mexican parliament to ratify.
He did not say what that was, but claimed in his interview on the phone that & # 39; most people & # 39; who are involved in border conflicts & # 39; understand exactly what that is & # 39 ;.
& # 39; It will be raised because it must be brought by their legislative authority. Voting must take place, & # 39; he said, & # 39; so we didn't bring it up, but most people know that answer. & # 39;
& # 39; This is something the US has been trying to get with Mexico for more than 20 years. They could never do it. As soon as I put the rates on the table, it was done. It took two days. & # 39;
Trump claimed Monday that his pricing strategy was more than a threat – that he would be just as happy for the US to win a windfall of billions of dollars and force companies in Mexico to produce goods in the US to cover the extra costs of exporting to avoid them.
Trump said Monday morning in a tweet that Democrats want open borders because he signed a deal with Mexico for the nation to help stop the flow of Central American migrants from the south
Not only Iberian: Migrants from India are detained Monday at a checkpoint on a road in Tapachula, Mexico
& # 39; They will enter the United States or go to other countries as well & # 39 ;, he said about a predicted tidal wave of jobs from Mexico, & # 39; but in the case of Mexico I would say that we are nearly 100 percent the jobs would get businesses. & # 39;
But for now he focuses on changing Mexico's policies that affect their southern and northern borders, and he tweeted Monday morning that the country's government is doing more for the US on illegal immigration than the Democrats & # 39; in Congress.
& # 39; In fact, the Democrats do NOTHING, & # 39; he continued. & # 39; (T) hey wants Open Borders, which means Illigal Immigration, Drugs and Crime. & # 39;
Democrats and Trump have long been fighting over the southern border, and in particular financing for the promised border barrier of the president.
In January there was a partial cessation of government when they could not agree on an expense account with financing for his wall.
Trump declared a national emergency, citing that there was a humanitarian crisis on the southern border due to the high rates of crime, illegal immigration, drug trafficking and human trafficking.
In a few tweets, the president also said that he would be willing to reduce his tariff threat if Mexican lawmakers did not approve the deal
Last month, Trump threatened to impose a 5 percent rate on Mexican imports if the country does not help prevent Central American migrants from entering the United States illegally.
He said that the tax on those goods would rise every month that the problem persisted until October, when it would reach a maximum of 25 percent.
The rate would have been imposed Monday, but Trump said he had made a deal with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to help the nation.
The deal, in part, according to a joint statement issued Friday after a meeting between Trump and Lopez Obrador, said that Mexico agreed to deploy its national guard throughout Mexico, prioritizing the southern border & # 39 ;.
Trump says that there is much more to the deal than what was outlined in the joint statement.
& # 39; We have fully signed and documented another very important part of the immigration and security agreement with Mexico, a document that the United States has been asking questions for years, & # 39; Trump announced Monday in two tweets.
President Donald Trump attacked CNN and the New York Times Saturday as & # 39; the enemy of the people & # 39 ;, after the Times published an article stating there was nothing new about Trump & # 39; s deal with Mexico
He called the article a & # 39; poorly reported hit job & # 39;
He also said that if Mexico did not maintain its share of the deal, the rates would still be implemented.
& # 39; It will be revealed in the not too distant future and will have to be voted by the legislature of Mexico! & # 39; he said. & # 39; We do not expect there to be a problem with the vote, but if the approval does not come for whatever reason, the rates will be restored! & # 39;
After Trump and Lopez Obrador had issued the joint statement, The New York Times published its article claiming the deal was reached months ago.
The president called the story & # 39; fake news & # 39; and insisted that the deal was brand new.
& # 39; When will the Falling New York Times admit that their front page news about the (new) deal in Mexico at the border is a FRAUD and nothing more than a poorly reported & # 39; hit job & on me, something that has happened since the first day i announced for the presidency! Sick Journalism, & # 39; he posted on Twitter.
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