Oftentimes - more than 10,000 times, in fact - these things are provably false or misleading.
The problem is that nobody has any idea what he's referring to.
When Trump announced the deal Friday night, Senate Democratic leader Charles Schumer joked, "This is an historic night!"
The Mexican government says it's deploying 6,000 Mexican National Guard troops to that country's southern border in an effort to assist the United States in curbing the flow of migrants from Central America, through Mexico, to the United States' southern border.
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Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard, who led the Mexican negotiating team in marathon talks in Washington last week, said he had rebuffed the United States demand for such a measure, but agreed to revisit the matter in 45 days.
California-based Wine Institute confirmed President Trump's remarks, saying European Union tariffs pose the biggest restrictive barrier to US wine exports. "That's what I think he's saying. But we don't have a specific agreement on agricultural products".
Trump had threatened to impose 5% import tariffs on all Mexican goods from Monday if Mexico did not agree to his demands to tighten its borders.
Stock markets around the world rose on Monday while U.S. Treasury prices fell after the United States shelved the tariff plan, easing worries about the impact of another trade war on the global economy. Are trade and agriculture products going to grow?More news: E3 2019: Division 2 DLC Roadmap Goes Back To New York
"We were able to do this to the tune of a couple 100 people per day", Pompeo said during a press briefing at the State Department. "So what we are expecting without the tariffs is an increase".
During an interview with Fox and Friends Monday morning, White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway argued Democrats are doing less than Mexican officials to take action.
Which is telling. These are sensitive diplomatic issues.
That is different from a long-standing US demand that Mexico be declared a safe place for asylum seekers, requiring them to seek refuge in Mexico if they passed through the country on the way to the United States. "This is being done to greatly reduce, or eliminate, Illegal Immigration coming from Mexico and into the United States", Trump added. And as president of the United States, Trump wields a terrific amount of power to apply pressure and pain on our southern neighbors. But the Mexican government had already pledged to do that in March during secret talks in Miami between Kirstjen Nielsen, then the secretary of homeland security, and Olga Sanchez, the Mexican secretary of the interior, the officials said. "Yet again "fake news" for Trump just means unflattering news". So they have to talk around it. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, chastised Trump for using tariffs as a threat and operating a "trade policy based on tweets". He said only that there were "a number of commitments made" and both the USA and Mexico are now on the clock to prove they can shut off the flow of people.More news: Irina Shayk coping well with split from Bradley Cooper, here's a proof