Obama: Trump Blocking Remittances Would Collapse Mexico’s Economy, Increase Immigration

Tuesday at the White House press briefing, President Barack Obama addressed Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s plan to cut off funds sent to Mexico through money transfers, called remittances, unless Mexico payed for the border wall. Obama dismissed the viability of Trump’s plan and argued it would increase immigration into the United States from Mexico. “I’ve been clear earlier that I’m getting questions constantly about some of the wackier suggestions that are being made,” Obama said. “I have to emphasize it’s not just Mr. Trump’s proposals. You’re hearing concerns about Mr. Cruz’s proposals—in some ways, just as draconian when it comes to

Aggregated News

Aggregated news from around the world, brought to you in a single source for convenience. These snippets of news include a link to the full article.

Please peruse our other editorial and original content, as well.

 

Leave a Reply

Be the First to Comment!

Leave a Reply

wpDiscuz