Trump Doubles Down on Immigration Policies as Pena Nieto Backtracks After Voters Say He "Lacked Strength"

from Zero Hedge

At least during the press conference yesterday it appeared as though the meeting been Trump and Pena Nieto was viewed by both parties to be cordial, productive and mutually beneficial. Both candidates expressed their mutual admiration for each other and their respective countries and listed off a couple of their thoughts on how to improve the relationship going forward.

But, almost immediately, Pena Nieto seemingly began to buckle under criticism from his own people and walk back comments made earlier at the press conference. First came the following tweet shortly after the meeting where Pena Nieto claims that “At the beginning of the conversation with Donald Trump, I made clear that Mexico will not pay for the wall.”

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