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Mexican officials try to stave off tariffs at White House

Mexican Foreign Affairs Secretary Marcelo Ebrard, center, departs a news conference at the Mexican Embassy in Washington, Tuesday, June 4, 2019, as part of a Mexican delegation in Washington for talks following trade tariff threats from the Trump Administration.

Jill Colvin, Matthew Lee and Luis Alonso Lugo, Associated Press

June 5, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) โ€” Mexican and U.S. officials met late into the day Tuesday at the White House trying to stave off President Donald Trump's threatened tariffs on all Mexican goods flowing into the United States. The first tariffs โ€” 5% taxes on imports from Mexico โ€” are to go into effect next...

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