Trump: Deal Reached With Mexico “To Stem The Tide Of Migration”, Tariffs Suspended

It would appear that Trump’s tariff threat worked.

“I am pleased to inform you that The United States of America has reached a signed agreement with Mexico,” President Trump tweeted Friday.

“The Tariffs scheduled to be implemented by the U.S. on Monday, against Mexico, are hereby indefinitely suspended.”

Mexico has agreed to “strong measures to stem the tide of Migration through Mexico, and to our Southern Border,” Trump wrote.

Details of the deal will be released shortly by the State Department.

Mexico’s foreign minister, Marcelo Ebrard, who was in the Washington for the talks, said in a tweet that the tariffs wouldn’t be imposed.

“Thanks to everyone who has supported us by realizing the greatness of Mexico,” he said in Spanish.

Senator Chuck Grassley, an Iowa Republican opposed to the tariffs, is pleased:

It would seem Chuck Schumer’s claim that Trump’s tariffs were a bluff are proved wrong.

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