Donald Trump’s thoroughly strange claim about his Mexico visit

09/08/16 The Washington Post

5440004897_59659815f4_oDonald Trump made the case Wednesday night that he would be a studied and steady commander-in-chief during an NBC forum — the first matchup between him and Hillary Clinton on the same stage of the 2016 general election.

While making that case, though, Trump offered this pretty odd argument about his visit to Mexico last week, which has apparently led to the resignation of the country’s finance minister who arranged the visit:

MATT LAUER: When you’re commander-in-chief, you can spark a conflict, you can destabilize a region, you can put American lives at risk. Can we afford to take that risk with you?

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