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Mexicans react to President Trump's actions on immigration




Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto delivers a speech during the welcoming ceremony in honour of Australian Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove (out of frame) at the National Palace in Mexico City.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto delivers a speech during the welcoming ceremony in honour of Australian Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove (out of frame) at the National Palace in Mexico City.
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It's been a very turbulent time for U.S.-Mexico relations.

Just as Mexico's foreign minister arrived in Washington this week to renegotiate NAFTA, President Trump issued an executive order moving forward with the new border wall. And he kept up his assertion that Mexico would pay for it.

Then today, President Trump tweeted, "Mexico has taken advantage of the U.S. for long enough. Massive trade deficits & little help on the very weak border must change, NOW!"

How has all this been playing out in Mexico itself?

For help answering that, Take Two's Alex Cohen spoke with Isabella Cota, a reporter for Bloomberg based in Mexico City.

To hear the full conversation, click the blue player above.