President Trump plans to impose new tariffs on Mexico if it doesn’t address the issue of illegal immigration. A five percent duty would begin June 10 and that rate will rise to 25 percent by October 1. A spokesperson for the American Farm Bureau Federation said new tariffs would only “cloud” the trade relationship. In response, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is urging President Trump to back down from threats to impose tariffs on its exports to the U.S. Lopez Obrador told reporters Mexico will overcome the attitude of the U.S. government.
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