Obama Defies Trump as Mexican Leader Visits After Convention

07/22/2016 Bloomberg

obama penaHours after Donald Trump accepted the Republican nomination for president with a vow to seal the U.S.-Mexico border, the man he’s seeking to replace welcomed the Mexican president to the White House.

President Barack Obama last saw his Mexican counterpart, Enrique Pena Nieto, less than a month ago, at a regional summit in Canada. And Pena Nieto, who has compared Trump to dictators Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini, is in Washington just as the U.S. presidential contest between the Republican and Democrat Hillary Clinton is gaining steam. Clinton will accept her party’s nomination next week in Philadelphia.

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