President Donald Trump on Sunday dangled renewing his tariff threat on Mexico if the US ally doesn’t cooperate on border issues, as Democratic challengers criticized a deal reached to avert the tariffs as overblown.
.....Mexico was not being cooperative on the Border in things we had, or didn’t have, and now I have full confidence, especially after speaking to their President yesterday, that they will be very cooperative and want to get the job properly done. Importantly, some things.....— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 9, 2019
Marcelo Ebrard, Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Affairs, (right), laughs as a reporter asks a question after he spoke to the media while leaving a meeting to talk about tariffs at the State Department, on June 6, 2019, in Washington. (AP)