According to the president, his decision on this question will depend on several factors
The U.S. President Donald Trump said that he is ready to announce the decision to close border with Mexico if it does not turn out to achieve certain steps from the Mexican authorities and the U. S. Congress from it, reports the The Hill edition on Tuesday.
“I did not declare this intention yet. But I am ready to make it”, – Trump told, answering a question of journalists of plans of rather full or partial closure of border of the USA with Mexico.
According to the president, his decision on this question will depend on several factors. In particular, Trump intends to achieve from Mexico of tough policy in relation to the immigrants aspiring in the USA and also adoptions of more serious immigration law from the Congress.
“If consent on this matter is not reached in the Congress, then the border will be closed. These are hundred percent”, – Trump emphasized.
Trump considers that safety of the country is more important than negative economic consequences from possible closure of border with Mexico.
“You only also hear how I speak about economy, but give to cutting to you a secret: safety is much more important for me, than trade. Closure of border with Mexico will have negative impact on economy. This is very large trade partner” — he said.
“When we will close border, drugs will cease to get in such quantity to our country through the southern border” — the American leader told. “We will have either a protected border or completely closed” — he emphasized.