US Reaches Deal With Mexico to Avoid Tariffs

Headline Roundup June 8th, 2019

President Trump has ended his threat of tariffs on billions of dollars on Mexican imports due to negotiations that reached a deal on measures to slow the flow of migrants coming into the U.S. from Mexico. Trump said if Mexico holds up on their end of the deal this will be a "very successful agreement for both the United States and Mexico!”

US Reaches Deal With Mexico to Avoid Tariffs

From the Right
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President Trump spiked the football on his immigration agreement with Mexico and taunted his media critics with a tweetstorm that called the accord “a huge deal.”
“MEXICO HAS AGREED TO IMMEDIATELY BEGIN BUYING LARGE QUANTITIES OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCT FROM OUR GREAT PATRIOT FARMERS!” he blared in an all-caps post at 8:03 am.

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From the Center
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President Trump dropped his threat of tariffs on billions of dollars of Mexican imports after negotiators reached a deal on measures to stem the flow of migrants pouring into the U.S. from Mexico, averting a potentially devastating trade fight for both countries.
Mr. Trump said the tariffs, which had been set to go into effect Monday, were “indefinitely suspended,” while Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said that, thanks to the support of all Mexicans, “the imposition of tariffs on Mexican products exported to the U.S. have been avoided.”...

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From the Left
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President Trump backed off his plan to impose tariffs on all Mexican goods and announced via Twitter on Friday night that the United States had reached an agreement with Mexico to reduce the flow of migrants to the southwestern border.
Mr. Trump tweeted the announcement only hours after returning from Europe and following several days of intense and sometimes difficult negotiations between American and Mexican officials in Washington.

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