It was a huge part of his campaign and there was fears that it wouldn't be financially possible, but last night Donald Trump announced how he plans to pay for the controversial boarder wall with Mexico.
Just days after signing an executive order cracking down on immigration, the President of the United States seems to be fully focuses on 'keeping America safe' as he promised during a number of the debates before the 2016 election. Last night, in typical Trump fashion, he tweeted his plan for the new hard boarded with their Southern neighbours.
From his personal account, he said "The U.S. has a 60 billion dollar trade deficit with Mexico. It has been a one-sided deal from the beginning of NAFTA with massive numbers, of jobs and companies lost. If Mexico is unwilling to pay for the badly needed wall, then it would be better to cancel the upcoming meeting."
The U.S. has a 60 billion dollar trade deficit with Mexico. It has been a one-sided deal from the beginning of NAFTA with massive numbers...— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump)
of jobs and companies lost. If Mexico is unwilling to pay for the badly needed wall, then it would be better to cancel the upcoming meeting.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump)
However, just like before the Mexican president was very quick to respond, on twitter too of course, saying. "This morning we have informed the White House that I will not attend the meeting scheduled for next Tuesday with the"
Esta mañana hemos informado a la Casa Blanca que no asistiré a la reunión de trabajo programada para el próximo martes con el .— Enrique Peña Nieto (@EPN)
It now looks like the construction of the wall will begin within months and some of Donald Trump's policies that were deemed 'crazy' this time last year are looking more like reality.