The initiative could technically still move forward but its prospects look poor, said a congressional source. Some are happy about this, some less so. He has repeatedly vowed to build a wall between Mexico and the United States, saying the former would pay for the construction. He managed to get elected as the 45th President of the United States without ever having served in a political capacity on Tuesday, in part based on the promise of a wall.
But US Republican Representative Michael McCaul, chairperson of the House Homeland Security Committee, has called a wall along the entire border a "knee-jerk" reaction and has not mentioned the idea in legislation on Capitol Hill.
Mexico said on Wednesday it would work with Donald Trump for the benefit of both nations after his surprise USA election win, but reiterated it would not pay for his planned border wall, which stirred up deep resentment during a fraught presidential campaign.
Lawmakers are hatching a a proposal to install a double-layer fence across 2,000 miles of the nation's Southern border, instead of building the structure which Trump proposed during the presidential campaign, Reuters reported.
The day after Trump's victory on Tuesday, the peso plunged to an all-time low, standing at 20.74 to 1 US dollar.
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After the president-elect rode the escalator down Trump Tower in June 2015 to announce his candidacy, he said, "I will build a great wall - and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me - and I'll build them very inexpensively".
Another key provision of Trump's plan is to have Mexico pay for the wall.
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Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Thursday he was optimistic Mexico could come up with a new, positive bilateral relationship with the United States after the election of Donald Trump as president. Trump has even proposed a 35 percent tax on all autos built in Mexico and shipped to the U.S. And now that Trump is President, automakers may need to rethink their worldwide production strategies. Another factor affecting the peso is Trump's frequently-stated threat to pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) agreement with Mexico and Canada, and to levy a tax on money sent to Mexico by its citizens who immigrate to the U.S.
Some Mexicans whose livelihoods are linked to the trade ties between the two countries also expressed hope that Trump's bark would be worse than his bite.