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Mon Jun 10, 2019, 01:57 PM

1. Mexican foreign Sec: it wasn't "fully signed and documented," as Trump had claimed on Twitter.

Trump is a fool but he doubles down on his foolishness for all the world to see!



https://www.politico.com/story/2019/06/10/trump-mexico-deal-tariffs-1358914

................The president took particular umbrage with comments made by Myron Brilliant, the U.S. Chamber’s head of international affairs, on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Monday morning. Soon after Brilliant criticized Trump’s “weaponization of tariffs,” the president called into CNBC to respond, bashing the Chamber and saying he may resign his membership in the group as a result.


“He’s not protecting our country. He’s doing a very big disservice,” the president said of Brilliant. “He’s protecting all of those companies that are members that like it just the way they are. And they have companies in Mexico, and they have companies in China.”

It’s not just the Chamber that has clashed with the administration over Trump’s trade policies. Senate Republicans publicly criticized the president’s threat to slap Mexico with escalating tariffs, and even warned that they might try to block him.

Mexico said as part of the agreement it would send 6,000 troops from its newly formed National Guard to the country’s southern border with Guatemala, a move aimed at cutting off the flow of migrants bound for the U.S. border. But the step had already been under discussion before Trump's threats to slap a 5 percent tariff on goods imported from Mexico.

The deal also involved an expansion of the “remain in Mexico” policy, which forces certain non-Mexican asylum seekers to wait in Mexico pending the resolution of their cases in the U.S.

Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said that his government would consider a regional asylum agreement if the steps its is currently taking fail to stem the tide of migrants. Ebrard said he believed that was the “very important” part of the deal that Trump teased earlier on Monday, but he suggested that it wasn’t “fully signed and documented,” as Trump had claimed on Twitter.

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