Trump blasts Mexico as its officials hold talks with Kushner: Report


US President Donald Trump has reportedly fired Twitter messages to blast Mexico over payment for his proposed border wall while his top adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner was is discussion with Mexican officials about a planned visit by country’s president.

The insulting move by Trump was revealed Friday by the US-based daily Wall Street Journal, which added that his tweets swiftly ended Kushner’s negotiations with Mexican authorities at the White House

“The US has a 60 billion dollar trade deficit with Mexico. It has been a one-sided deal from the beginning of NAFTA with massive numbers … of jobs and companies lost. If Mexico is unwilling to pay for the badly needed wall, then it would be better to cancel the upcoming meeting,” wrote the newly-sworn-in American president in a pair of tweets on January 26 just days after inviting his Mexican counterpart to Washington for a January 31 state visit.

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto then…

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