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Trump visits Mexico & doubles down on immigration plan

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Trump once again stole the campaign spotlight as he flew to Mexico for a meeting with President Enrique Peña Nieto hours before delivering a hard-line immigration speech. Trump reitered his plan to have Mexico pay for a wall on the southern border, but Peña Nieto said he told Trump it won't happen. Clinton spent much of the week off the campaign trail raising money for a record-setting August.

Aired: 09/02/16

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