If former Mexican President Vicente Fox‘s flat-out refusal was not enough, the people who are currently in power in Mexico are telling Donald Trump that they are definitely not picking up the bill for the wall.
In its first official response to Trump’s demand that they pay for a wall across the border, Treasury Secretary Luis Videgaray told the news organization, Milenio, that the mogul shouldn’t expect “a single peso.”
“Under no circumstance will Mexico pay for the wall that Mr. Trump is proposing,” Videgaray said. “Building a wall between Mexico and the United States is a terrible idea. It is an idea based on ignorance and has no foundation in the reality of North American integration.”
Trump repeatedly says that Mexico will pay for the wall and he has threatened trade wars and building the wall “ten feet taller” if they refuse. President Fox has emphatically condemned Trump’s rhetoric, and recently compared him to Adolf Hitler.
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