President Donald Trump will seek a 20% tax on goods imported from Mexico and use the revenue to build a border wall, the White House spokesman has said.
The plan was announced just after the Mexican president cancelled a visit t o Washington, amid a row sparked by the question of who will pay for the wall.
Mr Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order to create a wall on the US southern border with Mexico.
Making Mexico pay for a southern wall was a key election campaign pledge.
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