Probably useful to know that the Mexican president is very tight with Russian oil interests, and most likely presented this opportunity to Trump as a favor to Putin:
During a 5-minute question-and-answer period with reporters after his much-vaunted meeting with Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto, Donald Trump admitted that he whiffed on the wall. “And the wall? Is it a non-starter?,” asked a reporter. Trump answered, “We did discuss the wall. We didn’t discuss payment of the wall. That will be for a later…
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— Benny (@bennyjohnson) August 31, 2016
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That’s quite interesting about Russian oil interests – is there more information on that? I don’t see anything but haven’t looked in depth. It would certainly explain the totally bizarre and inexplicable invitation from Nieto to Trump.
Al Giordano, who lives there and follows the politics closely, pointed it out.
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