(Audio: President Donald Trump touting an agreement between the U.S. and Mexico to stem the flow of illegal immigrants from Mexico to the southern border of the United States)
THE WHITE HOUSE — Before boarding Marine One on his way to Iowa this morning, President Donald Trump held up a folded sheet of paper he claimed to be an agreement between the United States and Mexico designed to stall the flow of illegal immigrants from Mexico to the southern border of the United States.
Trump took exception to reports saying that his agreement with Mexico had already been signed in March without any threats of tariffs.
(Audio: He calls reports that agreement has already made “fake news.”)
Although President Trump said he would wait for Mexico to announce the agreement, Trump said he was holding the written pact but couldn’t show it to reporters because:
(Audio: You will freeze-action it, you will analyze it)
And in that spirit, TMN photographed it and got this part of it:
to arrive at a po[illegible] the other party. The parties further intend
for such an agreement to be pro[illegible] to burden-sharing in relation to the
processing of refugee status claims
Mexico also commits to immediately [illegible] ing domestic laws and regulations with a
view to identifying any changes that [illegible] ary to bring into force and implement such an
If the United States determines, at its discretion and after consultation with Mexico, after 45
calendar days from the date of the issuance of the Joint Declaration, that the measures adopted
by the Government of Mexico pursuant to the Joint Declaration that the measures adopted
results in addressing the flow of migrants to the southern border of the United States, the
Government of Mexico will take all necessary steps under domestic law to bring the agreement
into force with a view to ensuring that the agreement will enter into force within 45 days.
Signed on this 7th of June, 2019 in Washington, D.C. by: [Signatories]
Doug Christian, The White House