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Trump: ‘I Don’t Mind Trade Wars’

After Donald Trump insisted he’ll make Mexico pay for his border wall despite their preemptive refusal, Wolf Blitzer asked if he’ll continue pressing the issue even if it sparks a trade war. 

“You know, I don’t mind trade wars,” Trump responded. “We’re losing so much with Mexico and China, with China, we’re losing $500 billion a year.”

Trump cited as examples new factories from Carrier, Ford, and Nabisco that Mexico ”took.” To fight back, Trump said he’s boycotting Oreos. 

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