Mexican President Nieto Says Trump Lied About Paying For Wall

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  1. Crabtownboy

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    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 his proposed wall, Pena Nieto said after the departure of the Republican presidential candidate that he told him during their private meeting in Mexico City that his government would not pick up the bill.

    “At the beginning of the conversation with Donald Trump I made it clear that Mexico will not pay for the wall,” Pena Nieto said in a tweet after not mentioning the issue during their joint news conference.



    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/mexican-president-trump-wall-lie_us_57c77bd0e4b078581f110ed1?
     
  2. HankD

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  3. Lewis

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    There are at least a couple of ways to force the Mexican government to help pay for construction of a barrier along the border. Their permission is not required. There are plenty of US $$ flowing into Mexico that could be taxed or reduced.
     
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    Thanks for the reminder:

    My emboldening.

    https://ustr.gov/countries-regions/americas/mexico

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