Trump slams New York Times for reporting on Mexico deal: ‘They are truly The Enemy of the People!’ | TheHill – The Hill
President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump hits Comcast, MSNBC over ‘hatred,’ ‘fake news’ Trump hits Comcast, MSNBC over ‘hatred,’ ‘fake news’ Public support for liberal policymaking at 60-year high, survey says MORE renewed his attack on The New York Times, a frequent target, Sunday after the paper reported that Mexico had agreed to take action at the border months before Trump announced potential tariffs.
Trump tweeted Sunday that it was “another false report.”
“We have been trying to get some of these Border Actions for a long time, as have other administrations, but were not able to get them in full, until our signed agreement with Mexico,” Trump tweeted.
…..Mexico was not being cooperative on the Border in things we had, or didn’t have, and now I have full confidence, especially after speaking to their President yesterday, that they will be very cooperative and want to get the job properly done. Importantly, some things…..
The New York Times reported Saturday that the deal Trump announced to avoid tariffs on goods from Mexico was similar to actions Mexico had agreed to in prior discussions, ahead of Trump’s tariff threats.
Trump pushed back on the reporting and said Mexico “was not being cooperative.” He added that he now has “full confidence” it “will be very cooperative.”