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Trump, Xi to Have ‘Extended Meeting’ at G-20

June 18, 2019
Vivian Salama | The Wall Street Journal
President Trump said he had a “very good” telephone conversation with China’s President Xi Jinping and said the two leaders would have an “extended meeting” later this month in Japan. The meeting, which hadn’t officially been scheduled, is aimed at repairing relations between the two countries and easing tensions over trade.
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Trump Brags About Mexico Deal, but Reveals No Details

June 12, 2019
Michael Shear | The New York Times
President Trump on Tuesday waved a piece of paper that he said was part of a “very long and very good” secret agreement with Mexico, refusing to describe it but vowing that it will go into effect whenever he wants it to.
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Mulvaney Sees Approval of USMCA Trade Deal Likely

June 12, 2019
Vivian Salama | The Wall Street Journal
The U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement has “a better than two-thirds chance” of passing through Congress this year, President Trump’s acting chief of staff said Tuesday, adding its approval depends on support among House Democrats.
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Trump Claims Mexico Deal Has Secret Provisions, Potentially Roiling Relations Again

June 11, 2019
Peter Baker | The New York Times
President Trump asserted on Sunday that there were secret, undisclosed elements to his new immigration agreement with Mexico as he sought to deflect criticism that he achieved less than he had claimed with his threat to impose punitive tariffs.
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U.S., Mexico Make Progress on Migration Issues, but Tariffs Still Loom

June 7, 2019
Vivian Salama, Josh Zumbrun, Anthony Harrup | The Wall Street Journal
The Trump administration has made significant progress in its border-security negotiations with Mexico, a senior White House official said, but the U.S. remained on track to impose tariffs on the country’s imports next week.
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Trump vows to hit Mexico with tariffs despite pushback from Republicans

June 6, 2019
Nancy Cordes | CBS News
President Trump's growing frustration with illegal border crossings has him on the verge of hitting Mexico with new tariffs. But he's facing resistance from members of his own party.
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GOP senators line up against Trump over Mexico tariffs

June 5, 2019
Kristen Welker | NBC News
A growing number of Republicans in Congress say they will block President Trump if he follows through with his plan to impose tariffs on Mexico. Lawmakers are concerned the standoff could harm the U.S. economy.
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Trump’s Tariff Spree Comes With Big Electoral Risks

June 4, 2019
Joshua Green | Bloomberg
President Trump’s fondness for weaponizing tariffs is no secret. But as his list of targets expands beyond China to include allies such as Mexico and Australia, Trump not only jeopardizes the health of the U.S. economy, he risks undermining his own political standing, too.
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GOP lawmakers, business groups slam Trump's Mexico tariff threat

June 1, 2019
Geoff Bennett, Rebecca Shabad, Kayla Tausche, Kristen Welker | NBC News
Several Republicans in Congress and major business groups on Friday slammed President Donald Trump’s threat to impose a 5 percent tariff on all Mexican goods starting next month, warning that the move would hurt both the U.S. economy and the chances of Congress approving a major trade deal with Mexico and Canada.
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