Donald Trump, Jerry Jones, Beth Van Duyne: Your Thursday Evening Roundup

Here are some stories that you may have missed today.Trump does not have a plan to make Mexico pay for the border wallThe White House floated the idea Thursday of imposing a 20 percent tax on Mexican imports, arguing that would be more than enough to pay for a controversial border wall - and then quickly downplayed the idea as one of many under consideration. Such a tariff on goods and services would be paid by U.S. consumers and businesses, which is inconsistent with the White House's goal of making Mexico pay for the project. A change of plans: Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says he will not attend a planned Jan. 31 meeting with President Donald J. Trump, hours after Trump tweeted the meeting should be canceled if Mexico won't pay for a border wall. An unusual lesson plan: A Dallas ISD teacher has been placed on administrative leave by the district for posting a video on social media that shows her shooting a water gun at an image of President Donald Trump and yelling "Die!" in a classroom. Ford's expensive change of plans: Ford revealed Thursday that it paid $200 million to abandon building a small-car factory in Mexico in order to curry favor with President Trump.   Continue reading...

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