Feb 25, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Report: Mexican president stalls DC visit after tense call with Trump

Peña Nieto

President Enrique Peña Nieto in Mexico City. Photo: Lujan Agusti / Bloomberg via Getty Images

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has put plans to visit President Trump at the White House on hold after the two world leaders had a contentious phone call about the border wall, the Washington Post reports, citing U.S. and Mexican officials.

The details: "Peña Nieto was eyeing an official trip to Washington this month or in March, but both countries agreed to call off the plan after Trump would not agree to publicly affirm Mexico’s position that it would not fund construction of a border wall that the Mexican people widely consider offensive," according to the Post.

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