Trump announces 5 percent tariffs on Mexico to halt illegal immigration


TRISH: BREAKING RIGHT NOW, PRESIDENT TRUMP SAYING THAT U.S. IS PREPARED, IS AT THIS MOMENT PREPARING TO IMPOSE A 5% TARIFF ON ALL GOODS IMPORTED FROM MEXICO. IF THE COUNTRY DOES NOT DO MORE TO COMBAT THE MIGRANT CRISIS ON OUR SOUTHERN BORDER. TARIFFS TO TAKE AFFECT JUNE 10. IF THEY DON’T ACT AND THEY CONTINUE TO ALLOW THIS, HE IS GOING TO RETALIATE WITH THE TARIFFS, PRESIDENT IS WARNING, THEY WILL KEEP GOING, AND INCREASING. UNTIL THE CRISIS IS RESOLVED, MEXICO SAID IT WOULD BE A DISASTER. THIS COMING SEASON. SUMMER. AS OUR BORDER PATROL MAKES LARGEST SINGLE APPREHENSION, MORE THAN 1,000 ILLEGAL MIGRANTS ARE APPREHENDED AFTER CROSSING NEAR EL PASO, JOINING ME. HOUSE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE MEMBER CONGRESSMAN GREEN.>>GREAT TO BE ON YOUR SHOW. TRISH: TARIFFS. DOES HE GET THE REACTION HE NEEDS AND WANTS FROM MEXICO WITH THIS THREAT, THIS ECONOMIC THREAT THAT WOULD BE QUITE BAD FOR THEIR ECONOMY?>>YEAH. FIRST EVERYONE HATES TARIFFS. BUT IT IS A CRISIS AT THE SOUTHERN BORDER, WE HAVE TO TO SOMETHING, IF IT IS REALLY A CRISIS YOU GO TO CRISIS MEASURE MEASURES. YOU KNOW 100 THOUSAND PLUS A MONTH NOW WE’RE ON TRACK FOR RECORD YEAR, YOU HEARD I THINK YOU ANNOUNCED EARLIER ABOUT A THOUSAND TODAY, OUT OF CONTROL. WE HAVE TO DO SOMETHING. I THINK OF THE HUNDREDS, THOUSANDS OF AMERICANS WHO ARE DYING FROM THE OPIOID CRISIS. MOST OF THE SYNTHETIC OPIOIDS ARE COMING FROM ACROSS THE SOUTHERN BORDER. IT IS TIME TO ACT. TRISH: MEXICO SAID WE’LL DO SOMETHING. THEY CERTAINLY GIVEN US LIP SERVICE IN THE PAST, BUT NOT REALLY DONE GOING, THE NUMBER ARE STRIKES HOW SEVERE THEY ARE, IT KEEPS GROWING. DO WE HAVE VIDEO? THE GROUP TODAY. 1,000 PEOPLE, THAT IS A BIG AMOUNT OF PEOPLE CROSSING IN TO OUR BORDER IN EL PASO, TEXAS. YOU THINK THERE THING WHICHSS — CHALLENGES THAT COMMUNITY OF EL PASO HAS OR ANY COMMUNITY ON THE BORDER. WHAT ABOUT THE MEXICAN SIDE?>>”NEW YORK TIMES” CALLS THIS A CRISIS NOW. IT’S TIME FOR MEXICO TO DO ITS PART. I KNOW WHEN PRESIDENT TRUMP POSSIBLY MENTIONED POSSIBLY DOING TARIFFS BEFORE THEY DID WORK ON THEIR BORDER IN THE SOUTH, HOPEFULLY THIS GETS THEM GOING. TRISH: YOU KNOW JUNE 10 IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER. JUST A FEW DAYS TO SHOW WILLINGNESS TO STEP UP. AS YOU SAID, YOU KNOW YOU DON’T LIKE TARIFFS, NOBODY DOES. THEY ARE NOT GOOD FOR US AND OUR ECONOMY.

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