(WASHINGTON TIMES) On the heels of Donald Trump’s acceptance of the Republican presidential nomination, President Obama will give his Mexican counterpart a megaphone Friday to criticize Mr. Trump’s plans to build a border wall and restrict immigration.
Mr. Obama will host Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto at the White House for a discussion of trade, border security and efforts to combat drug trafficking.
After their Oval Office meeting, the two leaders will hold a joint press conference, where Mr. Trump is likely to be the elephant in the room. The Republican presidential nominee has built his candidacy partly on anti-immigration rhetoric and his promise to make Mexico pay for a wall along its border with the U.S.
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