Mexican President cancels meeting with Trump amid spat over border wall
by Dylan Stableford
Senior Editor, Yahoo News
January 26, 2017
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto said Thursday he has canceled an upcoming meeting with President Trump amid a spat over Peña Nieto’s refusal to pay for a planned wall along the U.S. southern border. Trump has long vowed that Mexico would pay for the construction project.
What the $60B Trade Deficit With Mexico Means
Bloomberg Video – January 27, 2017
Bloomberg’s Michael McKee and Eric Martin discuss President Donald Trump’s relationship with President Enrique Pena Nieto, the U.S. trade deficit with Mexico and where billionaire Carlos Slim stands on the U.S. president. They speak on “Bloomberg Markets.”
Trump’s split personality on trade
by Rick Newman
Columnist, Yahoo News
January 27, 2017
President Trump has vowed to remake the global economy so middle-class workers benefit more — and acted on that pledge right off the bat. So far, he has badgered U.S. manufacturers about producing more in the United States, threatened a 20 percent tax on everything imported from Mexico, and canceled America’s participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-nation trade deal.