Of course, it's not just avocados that Americans should be worried about. Currently the U.S. imports about half of its vegetables and 40 percent of its fruit from Mexico. A closed border would likely mean higher prices on many produce staples like tomatoes, cucumbers and blackberries. … [Read more...] about Will America run out of avocados if President Trump closes the Mexican border?
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Meanwhile, the U.S. dairy industry's main export market is just south of the border. And of course, if tariffs increase as Trump promises, the cost you pay for Mexican imports — be it a Chevrolet Cruze or a Corona beer — will likely go up, too. … [Read more...] about Autos to avocadoes: Mexico tariffs could have wide impact in WNY
Trump has taken a step back from his threat to close the border to fight illegal immigration, as pressure mounted from companies worried that a shutdown would cause chaos to supply chains. It could disrupt millions of legal crossings and billions of dollars in trade. … [Read more...] about US ‘clamouring for avocados’ after Trump threat to shut Mexico border
Trump said on Friday that there was a "very good likelihood" he would close the border this week if Mexico did not stop immigrants from reaching the United States. A complete shutdown would disrupt millions of legal border crossings in addition to asylum seekers, as well as billions of dollars in trade, about $137 billion of which is in food imports. … [Read more...] about Avocado shortages, virgin margaritas: Border shutdown would hit American’s stomachs
It would certainly take more than a couple of tweets to show that Trump actually sought out donations from the former Mexican leader, but it doesn’t look good. If Fox’s posts are legit, it could be trouble for The Donald. The emails that Fox posted appear to be from the address [email protected] According to The Washington Post, that domain that has been used by the Trump Make America Great Again Committee, which is a joint fundraising committee for the Republican National Committee and the Trump campaign. The domain is listed as being registered by attorney Dan Backer, who told the Post, “the mere presence of an email of a non-qualified contributor on a list does not equate to any intent to solicit a person, even a foreign individual.” It’s unclear exactly where the email addresses on the potential donor list came from. … [Read more...] about Trump Once Again Accused of Illegal Foreign Fundraising, This Time From Fmr. Mexican President!