Obama to give Mexican president a megaphone against Trump

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By Dave Boyer – The Washington Times – Thursday, July 21, 2016
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.
White House press secretary Josh Earnest portrayed the timing of the presidents’ meeting as innocent.
“This is not an unusual occurrence,” he told reporters. “I don’t know exactly how President Pena Nieto plans to address the question about the Republican nominee, but presumably one of you will ask him and give him the opportunity to do so.”

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