Trump defended the agreement reached by
And he teased that more was agreed to by
"We have fully signed and documented another very important part of the Immigration and Security deal with
"We do not anticipate a problem with the vote," he added, "but, if for any reason the approval is not forthcoming, Tariffs will be reinstated!"
A senior administration official said over the weekend that
The tweets came amid questions about just how much of the deal — announced with great fanfare Friday — was really new. It included a commitment from Mexico, for instance, to deploy its new
"The president has completely overblown what he reports to have achieved. These are agreements that
Another 2020 candidate, Sen.
"I think what the world is tired of and what I am tired of is a president who consistently goes to war, verbal war with our allies, whether it is
But acting Homeland Security Secretary
"This is the first time we've heard anything like this kind of number of law enforcement being deployed in
Trump echoed the same in his tweets, insisting the deal was being misrepresented and demanding more credit from the press.
"We have been trying to get some of these Border Actions for a long time, as have other administrations, but were not able to get them, or get them in full, until our signed agreement with
He has also dangled the prospect of renewing his tariff threat if the
"There is now going to be great cooperation between
"However," he added, "if for some unknown reason" that doesn't happen, "we can always go back to our previous, very profitable, position of Tariffs." Business leaders and many
"We want to continue to work with the
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