Mexican Peso Tumbles As Trump Repeats Border Wall, NAFTA Threats

By Tyler Durden

While much of Trump’s Sunday tweets have focused on the government response to the devastation resulting from the historic Texas and Houston flooding as Tropical Storm Harvey is expected to unleash as much as 40 inches of rain, the US president managed to sneak in a few threats to his North American neighbors, reiterating what he has periodically said, most recently last week, that the U.S. may cancel the North American Free Trade Agreement.

We are in the NAFTA (worst trade deal ever made) renegotiation process with Mexico & Canada.Both being very difficult,may have to terminate?

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 27, 2017

Trump also said that “with Mexico being one of the highest crime Nations in the world, we must have THE WALL. Mexico will pay for it through reimbursement/other.”

With Mexico being one of the highest crime Nations in the world, we must have THE WALL. Mexico will pay for it through reimbursement/other.

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 27, 2017

And while Mexico again repeated that it would in no way, shape or form pay of the wall…

MEXICO FOREIGN MINISTRY SAYS MEXICO WILL NOT PAY FOR U.S. BORDER WALL ‘IN ANY WAY OR UNDER …read more

Source:: ZeroHedge