Obama trashes Trump plan to force Mexico to pay for wall

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's promise to build the wall, in an effort to stop illegal immigration, and force Mexico to foot the estimated $8 billion bill is a cornerstone of his under-fire campaign to win the US presidency

President Barack Obama on Tuesday dismissed as “half-baked” Donald Trump’s plan to force Mexico to pay for a border wall by holding hostage the money its citizens send home from the United States. The Republican frontrunner’s promise to build the wall and force Mexico to foot the estimated $8 billion bill is a cornerstone of his under-fire campaign to win the US presidency. In a memo that the flamboyant New York tycoon handed over to the Washington Post, the candidate said he would force Mexico’s hand by threatening to cut off billions of dollars sent home by Mexican immigrants.

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Source:: Yahoo News

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