Former Mexican President Vicente Fox apologizes to Donald Trump

Mr Fox has also invited the presumptive Republican presidential nominee to Mexico.

Payton Guion
New York
Thursday 05 May 2016 20:05
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Vicente Fox has apologized for swearing at Donald Trump earlier this year.
Vicente Fox has apologized for swearing at Donald Trump earlier this year.

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox has apologized to Donald Trump for swearing at him earlier this year and has invited the presumptive Republican presidential nominee to visit Mexico.

Mr Fox said in a February interview, "I'm not going to pay for that f---ing wall," in response to Mr Trump's common campaign claim that he is going make Mexico pay for a wall on the southern border of the United States to keep out Central American immigrants.

Now, the former Mexican president has apologized to Mr Trump and even invited him to visit the country.

"If I offended you, I’m sorry,” Mr Fox said to Breitbart News. “But what about the other way around?”

In another interview, this time on Fox News, Mr Fox said, "I think it’s very important to invite Donald Trump to come to Mexico and to learn about the real Mexico.”

Mr Trump has given no indication that he's changed his plan to build a wall separating the U.S. and Mexico, and throughout his campaign he's continued to alienate Hispanics. But, now that Mr Trump is the only Republican remaining in the race, it remains to be seen if he will soften his rhetoric on immigration.

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