That would "bring our vehicle industry back into the United States where it belongs", he said.
He has repeatedly threatened to cut off USA aid to countries that he deems have not done enough to combat illegal immigration, but thus far he's failed to follow through.
He went on to say that he would consider such closure to be a "profit making operation" given how much the USA loses in trade with Mexico under NAFTA.
Thanks to a partial government shutdown over funding for his long-desired southern border wall, President Donald Trump will remain in Washington, D.C., for New Year's rather than attend a party at his South Florida Mar-a-Lago Club.
Iraqi lawmakers criticize Trump visit as blow to Iraqi sovereignty
Qais al-Khazali, the leader of Asa'ib Ahl al-Haq group, expressed the Iraqis' resolve to purge the country of American forces. Several lawmakers and political parties in Iraq have demanded the departure of American troops from their country.
On Thursday, the Senate was in session for only four minutes after lawmakers didn't show up.
He's still at the White House, awaiting work by Congress on those spending bills that government employees are depending on.
But even that may be hard without a compromise because the Senate will remain in Republican hands and Trump's signature will be needed to turn any bill into law.
He told Fox News Channel's "Fox and Friends" that there were no talks with Democrats on ending the shutdown because "they left town".
"Nancy Pelosi can not be seen by her party as being weak on negotiating with Donald Trump".
Former Barcelona star issues stern warning to club regarding Lionel Messi
The Argentine and Portuguese battled it out in La Liga for the better part of a decade after Ronaldo joined Real Madrid in 2009. Messi further revealed that when he saw the list of contenders for the award, he gave up on making it to the podium already.
Mulvaney said that while Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer seemed interested in making a deal, "it's Nancy Pelosi preventing that from happening".
He suggested that Pelosi was shying away from any deal because "she cannot be seen by her party as being weak on negotiating with Donald Trump". So we fully expect that until she's elected Speaker and has locked that vote up, we don't expect to hear from the Democrats again. Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said he expected the shutdown to go on for a while, but revealed the president has come down from his initial demand of $5 billion to build the wall.
"So, we have bills that get taken right out from that paycheck and how are we going to pay them?" she said.
"Pelosi, who has put blame squarely on President Donald Trump for the current government shutdown, was spotted Thursday vacationing in Hawaii at the Fairmont Orchid resort, where room accommodations range from $899-a-night for a standard room to $4,899-a-night for the presidential suite", the report said. "I am not going to tell you what it is", Mulvaney said.
Hammill said 'given that the President has changed his position so many times, we would not consider any offers from the White House that the President has not publicly endorsed.
Japan's decision to resume commercial hunting of whales sparks fury
The country will resume commercial whaling in its territorial waters this summer for the first time in more than 30 years. Japan shifted to what it calls research whaling and says stocks have increased enough to resume a commercial hunt.