Fox & Friends host attacks Senate Republicans opposing Trump's tariffs on Mexico

Fox & Friends host attacks Senate Republicans opposing Trump's tariffs on Mexico

Brian Kilmeade: "They want to take the president's leverage away"

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From the June 7 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends

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STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): As of the close of business yesterday, the man in the middle of those talks, the Vice President Mike Pence, said the tariffs are still set to take effect on Monday as this president and the administration stands firm: Mexico needs to do more. You know, not just lip service. They actually need to agree to something. 

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BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): But Nancy Pelosi is not just the problem. John Thune's the problem. McConnell's the problem. Rand Paul is the problem. They want to take the president's leverage away. They want to say not only are we going to push back against you on tariffs, we think we have enough votes to override them. Thanks. 

Previously

Fox News hypes Trump's threat to impose tariffs on Mexico

Fox's Brian Kilmeade: Mexico "would get back at us" for tariffs by allowing more migrants to pass through to US border

Fox's Stuart Varney: "I don't think it's too much to ask" Mexico to do something about migrants at the border, "and if you don't, well, we're going to hurt you"

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