Skip to comments.Trump to cut foreign aid for home countries of illegal immigrants
Posted on 05/23/2018 12:20:25 PM PDT by deplorableindc
President Trump announced Wednesday that the U.S. will begin to deduct foreign aid from countries whose residents illegally enter the United States.
"Many of these countries we give tremendous amounts of aid to. Tens of millions of dollars. And we're working on a plan to deduct a lot of the aid," Trump said at an event in New York denouncing the Salvadoran gang MS-13.
"We're going to work out something where every time someone comes in from a certain country, we're going to deduct a rather large amount of money from what we give them in aid, if we give them aid at all," Trump said. "We may just not give them aid at all."
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I hope President Trump is making strategic moves against Mexico. They have an election coming on 01 July. One of the candidates, whose initials are AMLO (I forget his name), is extremely popular, leftist, and full of hate for the US.
I dont know why Trump never mentions the specific plan to make Mexico pay for the wall that was on his campaign website throughout the campaign. It was a very detailed description of how we would tax remittances to cover the cost of the wall. Even during the campaign he didnt mention it. Never understood why, nor why were not actually putting together a plan right now to do just that.
$88 million is one thing, but remittances back to Mexico are in the billions. Taxing that would really get their attention.
Sounds good. Also further cuts for countries that knowingly allow them to cross their countries should see further cuts.
If the Democrats and the Chamber of Commerce Republicans are outraged, they only have themselves to blame for their extreme neglect of immigration regulations over the years which have led to countermeasures like this.
Trump is exceeding my expectations.
How much does it cost to incarcerate a prisoner - $60,000 per year (or more?)
That is the amount that should be deducted for each person - as a starting point.
I fail to note ANY payment authority given to Congress via the Constitution.
At best, the cost via any trade agreements (IE: tariffs)
Now levy fees on remittances to the offender states
Keep dollars out of their pissant economies
Great idea. Implement it ASAP.
I love this guy. No homo.
We shouldn't give Mexico the time of day..
This isn’t genius. It’s just refusing to delude himself and seeing clearly where the problem lies. Since that is so utterly out of the box of conventional wisdom, however, people will eventually call him a genius. All it is is courage, a rare commodity in this age.
Make it an even $100K to pay for processing (doing the math to decide how much to withhold).....
“Been saying the same thing”
I have also been saying there needs to be a fee on money transfers out of the Country that go South of the Border. I doubt the Redumblicans have the stomach for that in the form of a Bill.
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