Donald Trump says he would force Mexico to pay for multibillion-dollar wall along U.S. border

National Post

WASHINGTON — The bombast-heavy, details-light presidential campaign of Donald Trump has entered a new phase: that of releasing a few policy specifics spelling out how he’d govern.

For weeks, the reality-star-businessman has led Republican primary polls without any platform details on his website and he’s skated when asked about substance.

But in an indication that he intends his presidential run to be more than a mere celebrity stunt, he’s hired staff in early primary states and he released his first platform paper Sunday.

Cue the controversy.

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The six-page paper on immigration threatens the Mexican government, the business community, and millions of families living in the U.S. under uncertain legal status.

It’s the kind of stuff that’s made him an early favourite in polls of Republican supporters, as yet another survey Sunday showed him with a double-digit lead over his next primary rival.

One section explains how he’d achieve…

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