Trump prepares to slap tariffs on Mexico



US and Mexican negotiators resumed migration talks Friday as Team Trump ramped up the pressure by preparing to submit a legal notification saying that it planned to slap tariffs on the country’s imports on Monday. Marc Short, Vice President Pence’s chief of staff, told reporters at the White House that the wheels were in motion to back up President Trump’s threat to impose tariffs if Mexico doesn’t stop the surge of asylum seekers at the US border. “There’s a legal notification that goes forward today with a plan to implement tariffs on Monday, but I think there is the ability — if negotiations continue to go well — that the...

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