A 20% Mexico tariff would pay for the wall. But it would hurt Americans

Spicer: Tax on imports to fund border wall

Spicer: Tax on imports to fund border wall

The Trump administration floated the idea of using a 20% tax on goods imported from Mexico to pay for the wall.

The math works. The U.S. imported $ 303 billion from Mexico in 2015 and 20% of that is about $ 60 billion — more than enough to pay for President Trump’s wall on the border.

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