Donald Trump Mexico trip: Rudy Giuliani wears 'Make Mexico Great Again Also' hat after Republican's visit

Mr Trump reportedly came up with the wording all on his own

Rachael Revesz
New York
Thursday 01 September 2016 14:19
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Rudy Giuliani wears 'Make Mexico Great Again Also' hat

Despite the hasty appearance of Donald Trump’s touchdown visit to Mexico to build bridges with the president, there appears to be one element of the diplomacy effort which was well prepared.

A new Trump-branded white baseball cap, adorned with the slogan: “Make Mexico Great Again Also”, was proudly presented at Trump rallies on Wednesday evening.

A campaign official said that Mr Trump came up with the wording, as reported by Bloomberg Businessweek.

It is the sequel to the alternately white and red “Make America Great Again” caps.

Caps were worn by Rudy Giuliani, former mayor of New York City, and Alabama senator Jeff Sessions, during Mr Trump’s long-awaited speech on immigration which he had delayed by a week.

"Do you want a president who can sit down like Donald Trump did today with the president of Mexico, and have a frank and clear discussion to explain what we need for the United States?" asked Mr Giuliani.

"You want a president with energy and drive? You want a president who can fight for you, and not for the special interests that give her and her husband millions and millions of dollars? You want a man who can't be bought?"

The addition of the word “also” on the Mexico hats might do little to reassure Mexican Americans that the Republican nominee considers them more than an after-thought.

Mr Trump had previously insisted that Mexican immigrants consisted of “drug dealers” and “rapists”.

“We will build a great wall along the southern border and Mexico will pay for the wall,” Mr Trump insisted to crowds in Phoenix, Arizona.

“100 per cent," he said. "They don’t know it yet but they’re going to pay for it.”

Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto still insisted after his meeting with the presidential candidate that his country will not pay for the wall.

Read Mr Trump's full speech on immigration here.

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