Trump pulls back threat to close border

President Trump backed off his threat to close the southern border this week, instead giving Mexico a one-year warning to stop the flow of drugs and apprehend migrants.
1:24 | 04/04/19

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We love Mexico we left the country of Mexico we have to prop. We have the fact that they allow people deplore it. Arab country we have to stop the border patrols and incredible ice but incredible law enforcement it's been incredible. At the other problem is drugs. Massive amounts of a large most of the drugs much of the drugs coming into our country come through the southern book. It all different place. Much of it but we don't have walls the wall as a construction by the way large sections of the drugs don't stop Mexico can supplement that one. We're gonna tariff to cars cars are very negative that doesn't work that it closed the border. But I think that'll work that's massive numbers of dollars so. If we don't see. People apprehended and brought back to their countries of which GE's massive caravans coming up. Our country right through Mexico coming right through Mexico like. Nothing but necessary and given to so what to order to stop people we're gonna give them a one year warning. And get the drugs don't stop were largely stop. When they're put tariffs. On Mexico and products in particular cars the whole ball game as cars. It's in the ball game with many countries its cars. And of that doesn't stop the drugs. We closed the border.

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