Trump Turns to Congress to Pay for Wall, Vows Mexico Will Reimburse

WASHINGTON -- Shifting on a long-time campaign promise to compel Mexico to pay for a wall along the southern border, President-elect Donald Trump now plans instead to get Congress to fund the project with Mexico reimbursing later.Trump’s transition team has reached out to congressional leaders about using the federal budget process to pay for the oft-touted wall, CNN reported late Thursday.Trump defended the move in a tweet Friday morning, explaining that the new plan is to ensure that the project can begin quickly and insisting that Mexico will pay the U.S. back at an undetermined future date.  Continue reading...

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