Obama Rips Trump’s Threat to Fund Mexico Border Wall by Halting Remittances

‘Good luck with that,’ Obama says of Republican front-runner’s proposal

by Robert Schroeder
Market Watch

President Barack Obama on Tuesday blasted Donald Trump’s threat to stop Mexican immigrants from sending money back to their home country, an idea the Republican presidential front-runner floated as a way to make Mexico pay for a border wall with the U.S.

Trump outlined the plan in a memo to the Washington Post.

Speaking to reporters at the White House, Obama said: “The notion that we’re going to track every Western Union bit of money that’s being sent to Mexico — good luck with that.”

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