Trump Visit a Big Gamble for Mexico’s President

08/31/16 The Wall Street Journal 

HE_Enrique_Peña_Nieto,_President_of_Mexico_(9085212846)MEXICO CITY—Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto may be taking the biggest gamble of his presidency in welcoming U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump to Mexican soil on Wednesday.

Mr. Peña Nieto’s approval rating—at 23% in the last survey by local newspaper Reforma—is already the lowest for any Mexican leader of the past two decades, mostly because of a string of conflict-of-interest scandals, weak economic growth and rising violence.

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