After meeting Mexican leader, Trump repeats vow to build wall along border
In a speech delivered several hours after returning from his meeting with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Wednesday, US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump reiterated his pledge to build a wall along the US-Mexico border if he is elected. He said Mexico would bear the costs for the wall and that he would limit immigration from certain areas and order the halting of the absorption of Syrian and Libyan refugees. He added that "According to federal data, there are at least 2 million criminal aliens now inside the country. We will begin moving them out day one, in joint operations with local, state and federal law enforcement."
Commenting on Trump's trip, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said in a Twitter post that "Trump just failed his first foreign test." She later added that "We are not going to criminalize, profile, round up, and deport 16 million people."