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Mexico on Reimbursing Trump for Wall: Um, Nope

Peña Nieto is willing to work with US on other issues, but says 'of course' it won't pay

(Newser) - At his press conference Wednesday, Donald Trump revisited his new plan to get Congress to pay for his border wall and get Mexico to reimburse the American taxpayer, noting, "What's the difference? I want to get the wall started." And even as the Mexican peso simultaneously hit... More »

Mexican Leaders: We Won't 'Reimburse' US for 'Stupid' Wall

Despite what Donald Trump is claiming

(Newser) - Who's going to pay for Donald Trump's border wall, which is either "great" or "stupid," depending on who you ask? The answer is getting a little more complicated. The New York Times reports Republican lawmakers are looking into funding the border wall with taxpayer money.... More »

Trump: 'Dishonest Media' Flubbed Border Wall Story

Says Mexico will reimburse US for whatever it spends

(Newser) - Donald Trump is apparently keeping his promise to build a "big, beautiful wall" on the border with Mexico, but dropping the part about making Mexico pay for it. Insiders tell Politico that Trump's transition team is working with Republican leaders on a plan to sidestep the need for... More »

Trump Backs Away From Major Pledges

Gingrich says wall promise was 'campaign device'

(Newser) - Donald Trump has only been president-elect of the United States for a few days but some of his biggest campaign promises are already looking shaky—including his promise to repeal ObamaCare . Failure to deliver on pledges like the border wall could alienate some of his "most fervent supporters,"... More »

Border Wall Maker's Share Price Jumps After Trump Win

Prison shares up, gun shares down

(Newser) - This is a good time to be in the wall-building business: Shares in Israeli firm Magal Security System, which helped build the wall around Gaza and many other barriers around the world, jumped around 6% Wednesday in the wake of Donald Trump's surprise election victory, the Independent reports. Trump... More »

Mexico: We're Still Not Paying for Trump's Wall

Victory means trouble ahead for country's economy

(Newser) - Mexico's leaders say they're willing to work with Donald Trump—but they're still not paying for his border wall. Paying for a wall is "out of our vision," and "the vision that we have is a vision of integration, of how Mexico and the... More »

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