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Mexico has "made us look foolish": Trump

Friday, January 27, 2017 - 01:37

U.S. Donald Trump tells a White House news conference that he had a 'very good' call with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto after a meeting was scrapped over Trump's border wall. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) President Donald Trump said he had a "very good" phone call with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Friday and agreed to work to improve ties after a meeting between the two leaders was scrapped amid a dispute over funding Trump's planned border wall. "We had a very good call. I have been very strong on Mexico. I have great respect for Mexico ... but, as you know, Mexico with the United States has out-negotiated us and beat us to a pulp through our past leaders. They've made us look foolish," Trump told a news conference at the White House. Trump said the call was friendly and he looked forward to renegotiating the U.S. trade relationship with Mexico in the future.

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Mexico has "made us look foolish": Trump

Friday, January 27, 2017 - 01:37