Kushner meets with Mexican officials to fix damaged ties with US

10 March, 2018, 01:31 | Author: Kim Reid
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A senior US administration official confirmed Kushner's visit, adding that the talks would remain centered on the security, immigration and trade, but including among other issues, according to Reuters.

On Monday, Trump reiterated that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was bad for the United States, accusing Mexico of doing enough to stop drugs making its way across the US border.

Trump has insisted that Mexico must pay for the border wall, a campaign promise that has been rejected repeatedly by Mexican officials.

Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, met with Mexico's president on Wednesday, arriving just weeks after a planned meeting between the nations' leaders fell apart because of a bitter phone dispute over Mr. Trump's proposed border wall.

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There is a list of several other individuals with security clearance issues that are under consideration for possible termination or reassignment in the coming days, sources also tell ABC News.

Pena Nieto has flatly refused, and repeated his refusal when Trump pressed him during the call to stop saying that Mexico wouldn't pay.

They'll also meet with Mexico's foreign minister. Despite this, however, the president still sent Kushner to meet with Mexican officials as a diplomatic envoy on Wednesday.

Mexican officials declined to comment on whether Trump and Pena Nieto will hold court in the future.

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Videgaray has maintained close ties with Kushner ever since, including several visits to the White House, most recently an unsuccessful effort to try to broker a Trump-Pena Nieto meeting.

The bilateral relationship was again rocked last weekend as Trump announced plans for tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum that he later said served as an incentive to reach a favorable NAFTA re-negotiation. Trump blames the decline in USA manufacturing jobs on the agreement.

Trump's remarks on trade have unsettled financial markets, often causing the Mexico's peso currency to shed value. This article is strictly for informational purposes only.

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