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Albertsons' brand wheat bread is seen competing against the Mexican-imported white bread made by Bimbo on the selves of a Super Savers market Friday, April 24, 2003, in Anaheim, Calif. Albertsons, the second largest grocery chain in the country, recently opened Super Savers stores geared toward the growing Hispanic market. Mexico-based chain Gigante has opened five Southern California stores hoping to attract a larger share of the same demographic group.(AP Photo/DamianDovarganes)

The White House is facing serious backlash on proposed import tax on Mexico


President Donald Trump's administration is facing serious backlash for floating a 20 percent import tax on Mexican goods and then walking back on it shortly after.

White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Thursday told the press Trump's plan for a wall along the Mexican border could be financed through a border tax on all imports. Then, in a conversation with a separate group of reporters, he clarified that it was just one proposal. "There are clearly a bunch of ways it can be done," he said. "The point is American taxpayers are not going to fund it."

Spicer: Trump Seeks 20% Tax on Mexican Imports

WATCH |  Sean Spicer said President Donald Trump will seek a 20 percent tax on Mexican imports to pay for a proposed border wall. (Jan. 26)

The big question: Is Trump sticking with the tax or is he backing off? Unclear.

  Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham called it a "big-time bad idea."

"Mucho sad."

Trump’s products are made in at least 12 other countries, including Mexico.

Avocado lovers had a total guac freak out.

Can't forget about tequila!

Some think the avocado tweets is what provoked the admin to walk back on the tax.

Some pointed out that it's not just avocados at risk here.

Not everyone is against the proposed plan. Some think it'd be a "good thing."

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