Mexico

Mexico Weighs The ‘Trump Effect’

President Trump’s strong statements on trade and immigration are straining the US relationship with Mexico. We’ll hear reaction from our southern neighbor.

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, center left, shakes hands with Mexico's Foreign Relations Secretary Luis Videgaray as U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, left, and Mexico's Interior Secretary Miguel Angel Osorio Chong look on, at the Foreign Affairs Ministry in Mexico City. (Rebecca Blackwell/AP)
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, center left, shakes hands with Mexico’s Foreign Relations Secretary Luis Videgaray as U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, left, and Mexico’s Interior Secretary Miguel Angel Osorio Chong look on, at the Foreign Affairs Ministry in Mexico City. (Rebecca Blackwell/AP)

Mexico feels like Donald Trump’s piñata these days. All beaten up. And south of the border, the favor is being returned: they’re whacking real life Donald Trump pinatas with sticks down there. But beyond the theater of bashing and defiance, where does this relationship go now? On trade, the wall, immigration? Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is just back, with Homeland Security chief Gen….

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