Tag Archives: Enrique Nieto

REPORT: Trump Threatened Mexican President With Sending US Troops To Stop “Bad Hombres Down There”

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump threatened in a phone call with his Mexican counterpart to send U.S. troops to stop “bad hombres down there” unless the Mexican military does more to control them itself, according to an excerpt of a transcript of the conversation obtained by The Associated Press. The excerpt of the call did not make clear ...

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Mexican President Cancels Meeting With Trump

CNBC reports: Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said Thursday that he told the White House that he will not attend a meeting with President Donald Trump scheduled for next Tuesday. They were set to meet to discuss trade and immigration. After Trump signed two executive orders Wednesday aiming to crack down on immigration from America’s southern neighbor, Pena Nieto said ...

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Trump Threatens To Cancel Meeting With Mexico’s President Because They Won’t Pay For The Wall

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday said it may be better to cancel his upcoming meeting with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto if Mexico refuses to pay for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The president on Wednesday signed an executive order that directs federal agencies to begin constructing a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, his central campaign promise. ...

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MEXICO: Congressional Committee Votes To Reject President’s Plan To Expand Marriage Rights Nationwide

Fox News reports: Mexico’s congressional committee rejected a measure on Wednesday that would’ve legalized same-sex marriage throughout the country. The measure on enshrining same-sex couples’ right to wed in the constitution was defeated 19-8, with one abstention, in the Commission on Constitutional Matters. President Enrique Pena Nieto proposed the measure back in May, sparking demonstrations from both supporters and opponents. ...

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Mexican President: Shut Up, Donald Trump, I Already Told You In Person We’ll Never Pay For Your Wall

Business Insider reports: Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Thursday called out Donald Trump on Twitter, insisting that his country will “never” pay for the Republican nominee’s proposed massive wall along the US-Mexico border. Peña Nieto was responding to a tweet from Trump earlier Thursday claiming that “Mexico will pay for the wall!” “I’ll repeat what I told you personally, ...

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TODAY: Trump Meets With Mexican President

CNN reports: An expected meeting between Trump and Peña Nieto is extraordinary, given Trump’s continued pledges to build a wall on the border with Mexico and make Mexico pay for it. Trump has also stoked fierce criticism in Mexico and in the Hispanic community at large for his inflammatory rhetoric in discussing illegal immigration. At a Tuesday night rally, Trump ...

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Mexico’s President: Why I Acted On Marriage Equality

Following a 2010 ruling by Mexico’s Supreme Court, same-sex marriage is recognized in all 31 Mexican states, but currently only nine states have enacted laws that allow gay couples to marry locally without going to court. Last month President Enrique Nieto proposed a constitutional change to force the remaining states to comply. Yesterday he authored a Huffington Post column explaining ...

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MEXICO: President Enrique Pena Neito Issues Message Against Homophobia

Yesterday Mexican President Enrique Pena Neito issued the above tweets in recognition of the International Day Against Homophobia. “This May 17, International Day of the Fight Against Homophobia, I endorse my committment to a #InclusiveMexico, free of discrimination. Making Mexico a society of rights implies equality in dignity and eliminating all types of discrimination.”

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