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Will the U.S. punish Mexico on trade? A Trump supporter has doubts

Will the U.S. punish Mexico on trade? A Trump supporter has doubts

Al Zapanta, a Purple Heart and Silver Star-awarded Vietnam War veteran who is rumored to be in consideration for U.S. ambassador to Mexico, thinks that he can change President Trump’s mind on the value of doing business with our southern neighbor. 

In his first month in office, Trump has sent clear signals that he means to revolutionize the U.S. relationship to Mexico.

An early Trump executive order called for the construction of a wall on the Mexican border.  White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer suggested that the U.S would levy a 20% tax on imports at the border to cover the cost, which the Department of Homeland Security estimates at $21.6 billion,...

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