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Trump says Mexico would repay U.S. funds spent on border wall | Reuters

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By Julia Edwards Ainsley | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said on Friday Mexico ultimately will pay for his planned border wall, a day after news emerged that his transition team had asked fellow Republicans in Congress to vote to approve the funding.Trump told the New York Times he would most likely seek repayment through renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, which groups the United States, Mexico and Canada.Sean Spicer, a spokesman for Trump, said on Friday the incoming administration is seeking to fund the wall through the appropriations process and that Trump said in October Mexico's payment would be a reimbursement."The idea that we're going through the appropriations process and figuring out how to pay for it shouldn't be news,” he told a briefing, confirming earlier reports on the funding.A 'Pay for the Wall' memo Trump's team issued in early 2016 proposed pressuring Mexico by cutting off remittances from undocumented Mexicans in the United States. It proposed amending the Patriot Act, passed after the Sept

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