Peña Nieto to Trump: 'Mexico will never pay for a wall'

Saul Bowman
May 31, 2018

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto offered a speedy rebuke to President Donald Trump's campaign rally Tuesday night, during which Trump revived one of his most ridiculous campaign promises.

Trump spoke at the rally for just over an hour, largely focusing on consequences for illegal immigration and building a border wall, as well as record lows in the national unemployment rate, while skirting mention of the record mass shootings on American soil in 2018.

"They're going to pay for the wall, and they're going to enjoy it", Trump said to cheers from the crowd. "We have been very pleased with the response to that".

Diving into the midterm elections, President Donald Trump is seeking to build a stable of Republicans who will help promote his agenda and serve as a check on Democrats aiming to win majorities in Congress.

Mrs. Blackburn and Mr. Bredesen are running for the seat held by retiring Republican Sen.


Trump, who defended labeling members of the MS-13 gang as "animals", hit the House minority leader for taking exception with the classification.

Earlier Tuesday, Trump raised the prospect of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe affecting the November elections and blamed Democrats for "Collusion". On Twitter, he said the "13 Angry Democrats" on Mueller's team "will be MEDDLING with the mid-term elections, especially now that Republicans (stay tough!) are taking the lead in Polls". Mueller is a Republican. "You do not want to keep innovation and the next generation of innovation out".

This comes as GOP Senate hopeful candidate Marsha Blackburn is set to face off in the August primaries. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., among other dignitaries. Earlier this year, the president had called the comedian, whose character was a Trump supporter, to congratulate her on its ratings dominance.

"President Trump used the word animals, I'm going to use the word liar", Ruhle said. "Great on the Military, Border Security and Crime". "I am going to be there to stand with President Donald Trump and take your Tennessee values to Washington, DC, to fight with him, to get the job done". -North Korea summit, as a top North Korean aide and several USA officials touched down in Singapore for a meeting.

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