• April 19, 2019

U.S. Senate Republican leader says closing Mexico border could be catastrophic


FILE PHOTO: Senate Majority Chief Mitch McConnell speaks with reporters following a coverage luncheon in Washington, U.S. March 12, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott/File Picture

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senate Republican chief Mitch McConnell stated closing the U.S. border with Mexico might have devastating financial penalties, and joined his Democratic colleagues in warning President Donald Trump towards such a transfer.

“Closing down the border would have doubtlessly catastrophic financial affect on our nation and I might hope we might not be doing that form of factor,” McConnell informed reporters on the Capitol.

Reporting by Susan Cornwell; writing by Doina Chiacu; Modifying by James Dalgleish

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