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Trump wants 20 percent import tax to pay for Mexico wall

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President Trump intends to pay for the coming US-Mexico wall with a 20 percent tax on all imports coming from Mexico, White house spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday.

He said the plan now taking shape would tax imports from countries “that we have a trade deficit from, like Mexico.”

“If you tax that $50 billion at 20 percent of imports – which is by the way a practice that 160 other countries do – right now our country’s policy is to tax exports and let imports flow freely in, which is ridiculous,” Spicer told reporters aboard Air Force One. – READ MORE

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  • lechevre

    I am totally in favor of a 20% tax on Mexico imports. I would gladly pay an extra $1.00 for a head of lettuce than pay for a layabout alien from cradle to grave. This pissant Mexican president has no respect for America and wants to continue to supprt drug cartels and send the disease infected, low educated citizenss of Mexio to America…under Trump thats not going to happens!