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How NAFTA Talks, Border Wall Are Affecting U.S.-Mexico Relations

The national flags of Canada, the U.S. and Mexico are lit by stage lights before a news conference, at the start of the North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiations in Washington on Aug. 16, 2017. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)
The national flags of Canada, the U.S. and Mexico are lit by stage lights before a news conference, at the start of the North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiations in Washington on Aug. 16, 2017. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)

Trade negotiators met for a second round of talks on NAFTA over the weekend. President Trump has threatened to pull out of the agreement if it can’t be renegotiated.

The Trump administration recently chose four contractors to begin building prototypes of a border wall, which Mexico has repeatedly said it will not pay for. Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson talks with Mexican journalist Carlos Puig ( @puigcarlos) about how President Trump’s tough talk on Mexico and the border wall is affecting U.S.-Mexico relations.

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