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originally posted by: grey580
a reply to: rickymouse
It wouldn't have been pretty. Even though there's a 50+ billion trade deficit with Mexico. They are our third biggest trading partner. And most of that trade is manufacturing going to Mexico.
It would have hurt many Americans.
Seems Trump has another notch on his holster...
“When you have the money, when you have the product, when you have the thing that everybody wants, you’re in a position to do very well with tariffs, and that’s where we are,” he added. “We’re the piggybank. The United States is the piggybank. It has all the money that others want to take from us, but they’re not taking it so easy anymore.”
Following are the most important exports from the US to Mexico.
Machinery $42 Billion
Electrical Machinery $41 Billion
Vehicles & Vehicle Parts $21 Billion
Mineral Fuels $20 Billion (Gasoline, natural gas)
Medical Instruments $12 Billion
Plastics $16 Billion
Textiles 4.13 Billion
Agricultural Products $18 Billion (Corn, soybeans, dairy products, pork, beef, apples, malt, margarine)
Services $31.1 Billion (travel, transport, intellectual property)
Weapons 19.8 Million
Chemical Products $13.4 Billion
originally posted by: visitedbythem
Ill bet Nancy is having a bad day after seeing this!
Shes likely having a few stiff drinks after this!