Last quote about Mexico relations
All quotes about Mexico relations
Dialogue has not broken off. It's an extraordinarily important relationship for Mexico.
I don't rule out that there will be meetings in the next few days with officials from the administration.
It can either be through a tax on goods coming across the border, it could be through tax reform and a formula on import and export taxes and credits, it could be on drug cartels and it could be on people that are coming here illegally and paying fines. Or it could be, you know, all of the above. There e is a buffet of options that we have in order to pay for this wall.
I think traders are looking at U.S.-Mexico relations and getting the sense that it can only improve from here.
That's before Trump borrows a single dime to fund his Mexican wall, defense build-up, tax cuts, infrastructure boondoggles, veterans benefits and border enforcement initiatives.
If he now requires a certain percentage of manufacturing parts to be made in America, it's going to be protectionist... and that increases the risk and cost of doing business. He's not just building a Mexican wall, he builds an economic wall around America.
He has been an official very committed to Mexico, and very loyal to the president.
The general sense of angst ... it's very similar to the Trump phenomenon. Here, it's being taken out on the EU. And in America, it's being taken out on Muslims and Mexican immigrants.