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Trump says Mexican president ‘has got a problem’ with cartels

President Donald Trump told Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly in an exclusive interview broadcast Monday that Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto “has got a problem” with drug cartels in his country and could need U.S. assistance.  Trump was responding to reports that he told Pena Nieto in a phone call last week that the U.S. would

‘Nonsense & downright lie:’ Mexico denies Trump threatened to send in troops

RT, Mexico’s foreign relations department slammed the report. After the AP and Mexican media reported that Trump had threatening to send the US military to chase “bad hombres” out of Mexico in a phone call with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, the Mexican government has slammed the claim as “a downright lie.” The statement “did not

Mexico reiterates there’s ‘no way’ it will pay for proposed border wall

Mexico is willing to negotiate over President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to build a border, but the country will not pay for it, the country’s new foreign relations secretary said Tuesday. Luis Videgaray added that paying for the proposed wall was “unacceptable.” Trump said last week that any money the U.S. spends to build the wall

What more to discuss? For Obama and world leaders it’s Trump

Trying to tie up loose ends of his foreign policy agenda, President Barack Obama on Saturday instead found world leaders more focused on someone else: President-elect Donald Trump. Global hand-wringing over America’s next president has taken much of the wind out of Obama’s final overseas trip. Adopting an altruistic tone, Obama has offered frequent reassurances

Pat Buchanan: Conquistador Trump

In accepting the invitation of President Enrique Pena Nieto to fly to Mexico City, the Donald was taking a major risk. Yet it was a bold and decisive move, and it paid off in what was the best day of Donald Trump’s campaign. Standing beside Nieto, graciously complimenting him and speaking warmly of Mexico and

Why the media bashed Trump after praising him

It’s not much of an overstatement to say that the press swooned over Donald Trump’s trip to Mexico and gagged over his speech in Arizona. It’s hard to believe it happened on the same day—and is quite revealing of how the media world is handling the volatile issue of illegal immigration (as well as how

Trump’s Mexico gamble pays off #Election2016

Howard Kurtz, Donald Trump’s critics said his hastily arranged visit to Mexico was an act of desperation, a Hail Mary pass, the sign of an erratic campaign. But he got the world’s attention. And the gamble paid off. Trump used his showman’s instincts to create a television moment, setting the stage for his Arizona speech

Trump promises to build ‘impenetrable, physical’ structure during immigration speech

Donald Trump, fresh off a hastily-arranged visit to Mexico where he met with the country’s president, doubled down Wednesday night on his vow to build a “great wall” along the southern border — and make Mexico pay for it — while outlining a more focused mission for the deportation force he’s promised to create. In

Trump returns to strong position on illegal immigration #AmericaFirst

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump vowed on Wednesday that anyone who is in the United States illegally would be subject to deportation if he is elected, sticking with his hardline position after flirting with a softer approach. In a major speech in the border state of Arizona, Trump took a dim view of the 11

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING ABOUT TODAY’S “BIG WIN FOR TRUMP”

“Trump Going For A World Stage Moment In Mexico.” – Kelly O’Donnell, NBC News Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren: “[Hillary Clinton] Should Have Agreed To Meet W/ Pres Of Mexico Now-Political Gift To Trump That She Did Not.” (Twitter.com, 8/31/16) Washington Examiner Headline: “Mexico Gamble A Huge Win For Trump” (Washington Examiner, 8/31/16) Cook Political

Mexico contradicts Trump on paying for border wall, clouding visit

Donald Trump told Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Wednesday he would build a border wall to keep illegal migrants out if he wins the U.S. presidency, but Pena Nieto held fast to his position that Mexico would not pay for it. Contradicting Trump’s assertion that the pair did not discuss who would pay for