Tag Archives: Mexico

MEXICO: Proposed Senate “Anti-Trump” Bill Would Revoke Treaty That Ceded Western United States

The Independent reports: You could call it tit-for-tat with a dash of Mexican drama. Mexico is to consider a proposal to revoke its treaties with the US, including the 1848 agreement that transferred half its territory to Washington if Donald Trump is elected and tries to make the US’s southern neighbour pay for a border wall. A Mexican senator is ...

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Conway: Mexico Will Totally Pay For The Wall [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Donald Trump’s campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, said the Republican presidential candidate would deliver on his campaign promise to get Mexico to pay for a border wall and that his position has “never changed.” “He will build that wall, and he has been consistent on that since day one of his candidacy; he will have Mexico pay for ...

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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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New Hillary Ad Hits Trump Over Mexico Lie [VIDEO]

The Hill recaps: Hillary Clinton’s campaign released a new video mocking Donald Trump for failing to negotiate the terms of his proposed border wall during a meeting with the president of Mexico Wednesday. After a surprise meeting with President Enrique Peña Nieto in Mexico City, Trump told reporters that the two did not discuss who would pay for the wall. ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump’s Immigration Policy Speech

Donald Trump will take the stage at the Phoenix Convention Center at 6PM local time to deliver what his campaign heralded all week as a “major immigration policy speech.” However Trump’s own website has apparently just downgraded tonight’s event to a mere “rally.” Whatever it turns out to be, this speech will get far more attention than his usual stump ...

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TRUMP BUSTED IN ANOTHER LIE: Mexican President Says He Told Trump They Won’t Pay For The Wall

This afternoon Donald Trump told the press that he and Mexico’s president did not discuss who will pay for the wall. Oh, but wait. Via Reuters: Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Wednesday told Donald Trump that Mexico would not pay for the Republican presidential candidate’s proposed wall along the Mexico-U.S. border, contradicting Trump’s assertion they didn’t discuss payment. “What ...

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Trump Confesses: I Didn’t Ask Mexico’s President To Pay For The Wall That I’ve Been Screaming About [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Donald Trump said that while he had a “substantive, direct and constructive” meeting with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, they “didn’t discuss” who would pay for the border wall that Trump has made a centerpiece of his presidential campaign. Trump arrived in Mexico City this afternoon and took the microphone for a press conference alongside Pena Nieto. ...

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Trump Surrogate Jeffrey Lord: Trump’s Trip To Mexico Is Like When Richard Nixon Went To China [VIDEO]

Because Mexico is a remote, mysterious country that’s been shrouded from western eyes during its decades of communist rule. Via Raw Story: CNN contributor Jeffrey Lord on Wednesday praised Donald Trump for going to Mexico, comparing it to President Nixon’s historic trip to China. Historians have said that Nixon’s 1972 trip to China is in the same league with the ...

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MEXICO: Former President Vicente Fox Denounces “False Prophet” Trump’s “Opportunistic” Visit [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: Former Mexican President Vicente Fox on Wednesday morning said that the Mexican people do not want Donald Trump to visit the country, despite Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s invitation for the Republican nominee to attend a meeting. “We don’t like him. We don’t want him. We reject his message. I don’t understand why President Pena has ...

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Clinton Camp Slams Trump’s Visit To Mexico

Politico reports: Donald Trump’s meeting in Mexico with President Enrique Peña Nieto ahead of his immigration speech Wednesday night in Phoenix will not change anything about what he has previously said about the country or its people, a top aide for Hillary Clinton’s campaign said. “From the first days of his campaign, Donald Trump has painted Mexicans as ‘rapists’ and ...

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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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Rick Perry: Trump’s Wall Will Be Digital, Not Physical

Via Politico: Donald Trump’s proposal to build a wall along the expanse of the United States’ border with Mexico is not going to happen, as far as former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is concerned. At least not in the physical sense. “I’m for Donald Trump, and he says we’re going to build a wall, the Mexicans are gonna pay for ...

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MEXICO: 100,000 Celebrate Mexico City Pride [VIDEO]

From Reuters: On the streets of Mexico City, men and women celebrate Gay Pride. Amid the drag queens, and rainbow banners, there’s an undercurrent of anxiety. These festivities comes just two weeks after a gunman killed 49 people at gay nightclub in Orlando, three of them Mexican citizens. Said participant Alex, “Well we have already seen the recent events filled ...

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Mexico Sees First Gay TV Commercial [VIDEO]

Colgate has launched what is reportedly the the first gay-themed television commercial to air in Mexico. In the spot, an older man and his apparent grandson welcome a gay couple to their apartment building and help them move a sofa. The clip concludes with the couple happily collapsing onto the sofa and holding hands. On Facebook, Colgate has tagged the ...

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Dem US House Rep. Filemon Vela To Trump: You Can Take Your Racist Border Wall And Shove It Up Your Ass

The Hill reports: A Hispanic House Democrat who represents a Texas district bordering Mexico tore into Donald Trump’s attacks on a Mexican-American judge, calling them blatantly racist. Rep. Filemon Vela didn’t mince words in a lengthy open letter to the presumptive GOP presidential nominee on Monday. “Mr. Trump, you’re a racist and you can take your border wall and shove ...

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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: 65% Back Gay Marriage In New Poll

Via Rex Wockner: Sixty-five percent of Mexicans agree with “approving marriage of persons of the same sex at the national level,” a new BGC-Excélsior poll has found. Thirty-four percent disagree. Sixty-six percent agree or agree in part with changing the federal constitution to permit at the national level that persons of the same sex or different sex can establish a ...

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MEXICO: President Denounces Homophobia, Calls For Immediate Marriage Equality Nationwide

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto today unleashed a flurry of tweets that recognize today’s International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia and call for immediate marriage equality nationwide. Same-sex marriage is recognized in all 31 Mexican states, but currently only eight states have enacted laws that allow gay couples to marry locally without going to court. From the Associated Press: Speaking ...

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MEXICO: Political Party Demands Respect From Donald Trump With Ad Calling Him A “Faggot” [VIDEO]

Andres Duque writes at Blabbeando: Earlier today a Mexican political party which bills itself as the 4th largest in the country launched a television spot demanding respect from U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump… by calling him a faggot. In the ad a member of the Nueva Alianza party expresses frustration at how Mexicans are currently being portrayed worldwide and takes ...

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Huckabee Cheers Trump’s Plan To Block Immigrants From Sending Money Home To Mexico [VIDEO]

Miranda Blue reports at Right Wing Watch: Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, who after dropping out of the GOP presidential race started shilling for his former rival Donald Trump, is praising Trump’s “shrewd plan” to make Mexico pay for a border wall by cutting off the money that immigrants send to their families. Huckabee told Newsmax’s Steve Malzberg yesterday that ...

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