Earlier today, Donald Trump threatened to cancel his upcoming meeting with Enrique Peña Nieto if the Mexican president continued to insist he would not be paying for the wall Trump plans to build on the southern border.
Nieto beat him to it.
Esta mañana hemos informado a la Casa Blanca que no asistiré a la reunión de trabajo programada para el próximo martes con el @POTUS.
— Enrique Peña Nieto (@EPN) January 26, 2017
It says, roughly, that this morning, he let the White House know that the meeting planned for next Tuesday is canceled.
We already knew how the former president felt about the wall and whether or not Mexico will be paying for it, but this is definitely a step above that. For a current president to cancel a meeting when tensions regarding the wall are so high sends a pretty strong message about the severity of the issue.
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