How President Trump Will Get Mexico to Pay for the Wall

Conservative Tribune | 1/12/2018 | Kim Smith
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President Donald Trump has claimed since his 2016 presidential campaign that he would make Mexico pay for a wall along our nation’s southern border to stem illegal immigration.

Liberals scoffed at the president’s remarks, but several ideas about how to make this happen have surfaced.

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Speaking with The Wall Street Journal on Thursday, Trump said renegotiating NAFTA could be one way to pay for the wall.

“They can pay for it indirectly through NAFTA,” Trump told The Journal, as reported by the Washington Examiner.

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“We make a good deal on NAFTA, and, say, I’m going to take a small percentage of that money and it’s going toward the wall. Guess what? Mexico’s paying,” he explained.

“I’ve always said we have to have a wall. I’ve also said Mexico’s got to pay for it. Well, they will pay for it. There are many forms of payment, I could name 10 right now,” Trump added.

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Indeed, the president has offered up other options to make Mexico pay for the wall.

One option that has been floated around is the creation of an import tariff with a provision stating that the funds would be used to pay for the wall.

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Trump has even threatened to cut off money transfers sent to Mexico by immigrants living in the United States by...
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