Trump threatens to close Mexico border over migrants

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He tweeted on Tuesday: "The United States has strongly informed the President of Honduras that if the large Caravan of people heading to the not stopped and brought back to Honduras, no more money or aid will be given to Honduras, effective immediately!"

President Trump said on Twitter that he will do everything in his power to put a stop to the caravan of thousands of migrants on their way to the Southern border, including using military power, if Mexico doesn't stop them.

Meanwhile, Mexico has sent two planes filled with federal police to its border with Guatemala to intercept the caravan, made up of an estimated 4,000 people, USA Today reported.

The presidentmade his threats in a series of tweets early Thursday morning, demanding that the Mexican government turn around the convoy.

In April, Trump signed a proclamation to send the National Guard to the border to keep the migrants from entering the United States. Other Hondurans are leaving the country to join it. There are now U.S. troops deployed on the frontier with Mexico, with National Guard members from Texas, Arizona, New Mexico and California working on border security.

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In another, he suggested that the "onslaught" of immigrants could threaten a recently announced reworked trade deal with Mexico and Canada, writing that immigration is "far more important to me, as President, than Trade".

In morning tweets, Trump repeated vows to halt US aid to Central American countries that do not disband the caravan and issued a fresh threat to the Mexican government, which said Wednesday that it would treat those in the caravan no differently than it does other migrants.

The migrants say they organized for the long and hard journey on social media, but Washington suspects the group has been organized as a deliberate provocation. "Hopefully Mexico will stop this onslaught at their Northern Border".

Trump has frequently portrayed undocumented immigrants to the U.S. as a criminal threat and in league with Democrats - a tactic also adopted by many Republican candidates in the ongoing mid-term election campaign. "All Democrats fault for weak laws!"



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