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Former Mexican Diplomat: Trump Could Actually Make Mexico Pay For Wall


Mexico’s former Minister of Foreign Affairs warned Thursday that a President Donald Trump could actually get the country to pay for a wall.

“I think we should be serious about this,” Jorge Castaneda said at the Hudson Institute in comments first reported by The Weekly Standard. “If [Trump] really wants Mexicans to pay for the wall, he has many ways of getting many Mexicans to pay for the wall.”

Castaneda, who served as Foreign Minister of Mexico from 2000 to 2003, went on to criticize the proposal of a Mexican senator who wants to stop Mexican money from potentially going towards building a wall. “I like the Senator who proposed something, Armando Rios Piter’s,” he said. “He’s a nice guy, he’s a good friend, he’s an intelligent fellow, but this is not serious – proposal to forbid Mexican federal money from being used for paying the wall. – READ MORE

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