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Secret Mar-a-Lago Meeting Causes Questions Over Trump, Colombia Peace Deal

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WEST PALM BEACH (CBSMiami) — President Donald Trump met a pair of former Colombian presidents at his Mar-a-Lago resort last weekend – and it was all done quietly.

According to our news partners at the Miami Herald, the move may have thrust the administration into a power struggle in Latin America that could undermine Colombia’s peace accord with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – a controversial agreement.

The meeting with former presidents Álvaro Uribe and Andrés Pastrana was likely arranged by a critic of the plan, Senator Marco Rubio, Colombia’s news media reported.

The meeting was not listed on the president’s schedule and was not disclosed to reporters who had traveled with him to Palm Beach.

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer at first declined to answer…

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