The tariffs President Donald Trump is threatening to impose on Mexico make passing a trade deal more difficult, Senate Finance Committee chairman Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, told reporters Tuesday. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump warned Tuesday that fellow Republicans would be “foolish” to block the tariffs he’s threatening to impose on Mexican imports. Republicans are concerned that Trump’s proposed 5% tariffs on all imports from Mexico would raise U.S. consumers’ costs, harm the economy and imperil a pending U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal. Mexico is concerned as well, and top officials are in Washington working to stave off the threatened trade duties. But many on Capitol Hill remain hopeful that talks this week between U.S. and Mexican officials will ease Trump away from the tariffs he’s said will start Monday. “We’re going to see if we can do something,” Trump said during a news conference in London on the second day of his state visit to Britain. “But I think it’s more likely that the tariffs go on,” he said. He also doubted that Republicans in Congress would muster the votes against him. “If they do, it’s foolish,” he said. “There’s nothing more important than borders. I’ve had tremendous Republican support,” he added…. Read full this story
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