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Trump says border adjustment tax will create revenue from Mexico to build border wall

January 26, 2017 at 4:36 PM
PHILADELPHIA -- President Trump, addressing congressional Republicans, applauded the House GOP plan to tax imports while exempting exports as a means to create revenue from Mexico to pay for a border wall. “We're working on a tax reform bill that will reduce our trade deficits, increase American exports and will generate revenue from Mexico that will pay for the wall if we decide to go that route,” Trump told the Republican caucus on Jan. 26 at a joint House and...

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