Trump: ‘I Hope’ We Have a Good Relationship with Mexico, ‘If We Don’t, We Don’t’

Thursday at a White House listening session with manufacturing CEOs, while discussing the trade relationship between the United Statesand Mexico, President Donald Trump said, “We’re going to have a good relationship with Mexico, I hope. And if we don’t, we don’t.”

Trump said, “The deals we have with other countries are unbelievably bad. We don’t have any good deals. In fact, I’m trying to find a country where we actually have a surplus of trade— everything is a deficit. With Mexico, we have 70 billion in deficits, trade deficits. It’s unsustainable. We are not going to let it happen. We can’t let it happen. We’re going to have a good relationship with Mexico, I hope. And if we don’t, we don’t, but we can’t let that happen.”

“Seventy billion dollars in trade deficits and that doesn’t include the drugs that pour over the border like water,” he continued. “So we can’t let that happen. With China, we have close to 500 billion dollar trade deficit. So we have to do something. I spoke to the president, I spoke to many people. We are going to work on that very, very hard and we’re going to do the things that are the proper things to do. I actually said to my people, find a country where we actually do well. So far we haven’t found that country. It’s just losses with everybody, but we will turn that around.”

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