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Senate Republicans Threaten to Block President Trump's Mexico Tariffs

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Tractor trailer trucks are seen heading into the United States from Mexico along the Bridge of the Americas on June 04, 2019 in El Paso, Texas.  (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

President Trump announced Tuesday that the White House is sticking with its plan to impose a five percent tariff on all Mexican imports by next week, unless Mexico halts the flow of migrants to the U.S.-Mexico border. Senate republicans came out in force against the proposal, and some vowed they’d vote with democrats to block the duties. We’ll discuss the politics and economics of the Mexico tariffs.


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