Two members of Trump’s Cabinet are heading to Mexico. Here are five things to watch – Los Angeles Times

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly are heading to Mexico this week for high-stakes talks with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and other top officials.

The visit, during which the diplomats are expected to discuss trade, security and other issues, comes at a frosty moment in U.S.-Mexico relations.

Last month,  Peña Nieto canceled a scheduled visit to Washington after Trump vowed on Twitter to make Mexico pay for construction of a massive border wall between the two nations. During a subsequent phone call aimed at mending differences, Trump threatened to send U.S. troops into Mexico to stop “bad hombres down there,” according to the Associated Press.

Since his inauguration Jan. 20, Trump has announced plans for a new 20% tax on Mexican imports as well as mass deportations of immigrants living illegally in the U.S. — the majority of whom are Mexican.


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