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Mexicans wonder why their president even considered a trip to see Trump

Mexicans wonder why their president even considered a trip to see Trump

What has surprised Mexicans is not that President Donald Trump "lost his temper" in a telephone conversation with his Mexican counterpart, prompting President Enrique Peña Nieto to cancel a trip to Washington, but that Peña Nieto was even thinking about going in the first place.

Why, asked foreign affairs analysts and many Mexicans taking to social media Sunday, would the country's unpopular president contemplate another tête-à-tête with Trump after two embarrassing encounters — that served to strengthen Trump politically at the expense of Peña Nieto?

No one faulted him for canceling this trip to Washington, which he did...

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