Role modeling economic freedom and open trade are the correct policies long term, not only for the United States, but also for its neighbors and trade partners around the world.
President Trump is going back on his campaign promise of making Mexico pay for “the wall”.
The only way to win a trade war is not to fight one.
The Democrats could not have asked for a better ally than Donald Trump when it comes to trade protectionism.
Since NAFTA went into effect in 1994, U.S. imports of goods from Mexico have grown from about $4 billion per year to about $28 billion (annual rate as of March 2017). Americans have also purchased a lot more services, not counted in this measure, from Mexicans during the past two decades (e.g., tourist services...
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