Trump Abandons Resolve to Shut Down Border, Gives Mexico 1-Year Warning to Stop Illegal Flow of Drugs and Migrants!

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Last week, President Trump changed his mind about closing the US border with Mexico to stop the flow of illegal drugs and migrants. Instead, he gave Mexico a ‘warning’ that, if it does not, on its own, fix the American border crisis, he will apply tariffs on cars from Mexico, which means Americans will pay the tariff in the form of higher prices. [Even the President’s strongest supporters are beginning to lose faith that any of his campaign promises will be kept in the long run.] -GEG

President Trump on Thursday said Mexico has one year to stop the flow of illegal drugs and migrants over the border or he will slap tariffs on the country’s cars — and then close the border.

“We want to give them a one-year warning and if the drugs don’t stop or aren’t largely stopped, we’re going to put tariffs on Mexico and products, in particular cars, the whole ball game is cars,” Trump told reporters.

“If that doesn’t work, we’re going to close the border,” he continued.

Trump on Friday had threatened to close the border with Mexico this week if authorities there didn’t halt the flood of Central American migrants coming into the US.

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Why would Mexico believe Trump when he keeps changing his mind? And if he’s serious, he needs to just go ahead and close the border, and within a month minimum, Mexico will do what he wants, since the government is probably involved with the drug lords in the smuggling.