In his meeting with the president of Mexico, the Republican nominee continued to ignore reality
President of Mexico Enrique Pena Nieto and U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a press conference at Los Pinos on August 31, 2016 in Mexico City, Mexico. Photo by Hector Vivas via LatinContent/Getty Images.
On Wednesday, Republican nominee Donald Trump headed to Mexico for an eleventh-hour meeting with President Enrique Peña Nieto. Hours later, he spoke about immigration at a rally in the border state of Arizona. Clearly, Trump is not interested in pivoting his hardline views. Nieto has already disputed Trump's characterization of their discussion about which country would pay for the nominee's notorious border wall—throughout the day, his rhetoric was uncompromising: