Picture courtesy: Donald Trump and Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto shake hands at a press conference at the Los Pinos residence in Mexico City. (Henry Romero/Reuters)
FROM THIS EPISODE
A meeting between Mexico’s president and Donald Trump is cancelled over disagreements on who will pay for Trump’s border wall. But there may be more similarities than differences between the two leaders.
President Trump withdrew the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would have created the largest free trade zone in the world. He now promises to renegotiate other longstanding trade deals like the North American Free Trade Agreement.
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What happens to kids separated from their parents at the border? Some 2000 immigrant kids have been separated from their families at the border. Their parents could be deported while they remain here. It’s becoming more difficult to find relatives to take them in because they, too, are afraid of being deported.
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