Mexico president hits back after Trump revives claim Mexico will pay for wall

In the end, Mexico is going to pay for the wall,” the US president told supporters at a campaign-style rally in Nashville. “They do absolutely nothing to stop people from going through Mexico, from Honduras and all these other countries … They do nothing to help us.

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Mexico’s president, Enrique Peña Nieto, swiftly responded on Twitter that his country will “never pay for a wall. Not now, not ever.” Mexico has long said it would not pay for a border wall and has chafed at Trump’s repeated insistence otherwise.

Enrique Peña Nieto

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President @realDonaldTrump: NO. Mexico will NEVER pay for a wall. Not now, not ever.

h/t jwn


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