Donald Trump Praises Luis Videgaray: ‘Mexico has Lost a Brilliant Finance Minister’

Mexico's resigning Secretary of Finance Luis Videgaray during a press conference at the Palacio Nacional in Mexico City on September 7, 2016.
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Washington, DC

Donald Trump is responding to news that Mexican Finance Minister Luis Videgaray resigned after arranging Trump’s visit, last week, to Mexico.

According to CNBC, Videgaray helped arrange the meeting between Trump and Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto which included a controversy over who would pay for Trump’s proposed wall along the southern border.

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