"Their very human dignity is under assault, and it's being done in our name," Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Cory Booker said.
"Violent crime, such as murder, armed robbery, carjacking, kidnapping, extortion, and sexual assault, is common," the U.S. State Department writes about Nuevo Laredo.
Mexico has already qualified for the quarter-finals and the U.S. could join El Tri with a win over Trinidad and Tobago on Saturday.
The 15th edition of the tournament gets underway on Saturday with the U.S. and Mexico again the main favorites.
"President Trump is bringing his secret one page agreement with Mexico to Iowa," Joe Biden tweeted, after President Donald Trump help up a folded piece of paper to White House reporters on Tuesday.
"Look, this is classic Trump, spinning up a conflict that fires up his base but that destabilizes one of our critical alliances."
Human skulls recently discovered in the jungles of Belize may help shed light on the little understood collapse of the once powerful Classic Maya civilization.
"And why would any foreign power take him at face value?" Jon Meacham asked on MSNBC's Morning Joe.
Kevin McAleenan praised Donald Trump for playing hardball with the Mexico tariff threats, says he forced them to make "real proposals."
The ambassador would only say that she expects Mexico to import more American goods in the near future.
"What you need is comprehensive trade policies which represent the working people of this country, and not just the CEOs of large corporations," the 2020 presidential candidate said.
"We are deeply disappointed by the Administration's expansion of its failed Remain-in-Mexico policy," wrote Pelosi.
The 5 percent tax on all goods imported from Mexico was set to go into effect on Monday.
"You could easily find the American economy in a recession, certainly before the election," Robert Reich said during an appearance on MSNBC Friday.
According to the agreement, Mexico will deploy its National Guard throughout the country to apprehend migrants, "giving priority to its southern border" with Guatemala.
Trump has proposed a five percent tariff on Mexican goods to spur the country into action on illegal immigration.
The conservative talk show host decided to use the 75th anniversary of the WWII operation to attack migrants at the southern border.
Texas imported $107 billion in goods from Mexico last year, accounting for nearly a third of the $346.5 billion imported by the entire U.S.
With top officials from the U.S. and Mexico meeting in an attempt to avoid the tariffs, some Senate Republicans believe a deal will be reached and economic heartache avoided.
"This is from the same president of the United States, when all of the intelligence agencies and the Mueller report have clearly said that Russia made an assault on our elections, he won't defend our country from that happening in the future," the House Speaker said.
Senate Republicans "are reprehensible in what they're doing. Their families have to understand what traitors they are to their conference, to their party and to the country," Lou Dobbs said.
The Republican from Kentucky argued that it sends a "bad signal" as the Trump administration simultaneously tries to push through a new free trade agreement with Canada and Mexico.
Disability Rights International says it has documented "grave instances of torture and abuse" at facilities for adults and children with disabilities, where migrants deported from the U.S. are also sent.
"I fully expect these tariffs to go onto the at least 5 percent level on June 10th," Mick Mulvaney said.
"Our many companies and jobs that have been foolishly allowed to move South of the Border, will be brought back into the United States through taxation (Tariffs)," the president wrote.
President Trump's threatened tariffs on imported Mexican goods could end up costing U.S. consumers around $17 billion, and possibly more.
Adviser Peter Navarro said that the tariffs were being levied strictly because of the flow of unauthorized immigration, but Trump appeared to contradict his own official.
Last year, the automobile industry imported $52.6 billion in vehicles and $59.4 billion in auto parts from Mexico.
The trade deal requires approval of Congress, meaning Trump still needs to win over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi before the measure can pass—something tariffs with Mexico won't help. Now, even Republicans are expressing doubts.