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Trump wants 20 percent import tax to pay for wall with Mexico

Mexico has refused to pay for the wall.
U.S. Border patrol agent opens a gate on the fence along the Mexico border to allow vReuters

President Donald Trump wants a new 20 percent tax on all imports fromMexicoto pay for a wall on the southern U.S. border, White House spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters on Thursday.

No details were available on how the tax would work, but Spicer said Trump wanted it to be part of a tax reform package that the U.S. Congress is contemplating.