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Reckless President Trump Just Threatened To Invade Mexico

Reckless President Trump Just Threatened To Invade Mexico

After the AP and Mexican media reported that Trump had threatening to send the U.S. military to chase "bad hombres" out of Mexico in a phone call with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, the Mexican government has slammed the claim as "a downright lie". "I don't need Mexico", Trump reportedly told the Mexican president. "He even complained of the bad role the [Mexican] army is playing in the fight against narco trafficking", and suggested that if Mexico could not handle its drug problem, the USA would send its military to do the job for them.

At a press conference with UK Prime Minister Theresa May last week, Trump also described his call with Pena Nieto as "friendly".

The call reportedly was made to patch things up between the leaders after the Mexican president had cancelled his scheduled visit to Washington to meet Trump.

Mexico's foreign relations department called the report an "absolute falsehood". As reported by The Guardian, Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray cautioned a tax in this format would punish the USA people: "A tax on Mexican imports to the United States is not a way to make Mexico pay for the wall, but a way to make the North American consumer pay for it through more expensive avocados, washing machines, televisions".

President Trump is clashing with the leaders of two US allies, Mexico and Australia.

He accused Iran of threatening USA allies and spreading instability throughout the Middle East while faulting the Obama administration for doing too little to stop the Islamic Republic.

If confirmed, the report would contradict the tone of the conversation that was reported in near identical statements issued by the two governments last Friday.

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We could really do with a little adult supervision up in the White House, you guys.

Both the US and Mexico governments deny the call was threatening, but it's still generating plenty of reaction.

The news organization obtained the call transcript in which Trump allegedly told Pena Nieto, "You have a bunch of bad hombres down there".

"We are officially putting Iran on notice", said national security adviser Michael Flynn, forcefully denouncing Iran's behavior in his first public remarks since Trump took office.

Trump, who was contemplating a presidential run at the time, made the comments to Fox News' Bill O'Reilly.

Earlier Wednesday, the White House issued a firm warning that the USA will act against Iran unless it stops testing ballistic missiles and supporting rebels in Yemen but declined to say what retaliatory actions the US would pursue.


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