Trump Delivers Hardline Immigration Speech Hours After Meeting With Mexico's President

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (R) and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto prepare to deliver a joint press conference in Mexico City on Aug. 31, 2016. (Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images)

Last night, Donald Trump delivered a long-awaited speech on illegal immigration, vowing to deport those in the U.S. without permission. The Washington Post estimated that could apply to more than 6 million people.

Before that speech, Trump met with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. The pair disagreed on whether the issue of a wall along the U.S.-Mexican border came up. Trump said it did not. But Nieto tweeted that it did, and said Mexico would not pay for the wall.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson discusses the latest with NPR’s Ron Elving.



Ron Elving, NPR senior Washington editor and correspondent. He tweets @NPRrelving.

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