Trump: Mexico could pay for border wall through NAFTA. Mexico: NeverStaff Writer | January 12, 2018
Mexico has made clear it will never pay for President Donald Trump’s planned southern border wall, the country’s economy minister said after the U.S. leader again insisted he would make Mexico pay for the barrier.
Relations Enrique Pena Nieto has been very clear
Trump told the Wall Street Journal in an interview published on Thursday that Mexico could pay for the wall, which he hopes will stem illegal immigration, “indirectly” through changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
Trump has said he will withdraw from NAFTA if the accord cannot be renegotiated in favor of the United States. ■