Jared Kushner to visit Mexico, meet with Mexican president

WASHINGTON DC- DECEMBER 7 White House Senior Advisor to the President Jared Kushner Karen Pence and Vice President Mike Pence attend a Hanukkah Reception in the East Room of the White House

Jared Kushner to visit Mexico, meet with Mexican president

Kushner, who is Trump's son-in-law, and the other USA officials also attended an earlier separate meeting with Videgaray. Videgaray was scheduled to accompany the Mexican head of state on that trip. Kushner was stripped of his top security clearance recently, according to multiple sources.

It comes 10 days after the US and Mexico canceled a meeting due to disagreements on funding Trump's promised border wall.

The list of Trump administration employees affected includes several other individuals with security clearance issues that are "under consideration for possible termination or reassignment in the coming days", according to ABC News.

Some analysts in Mexico view the visit as a chance to fix a key relationship and for Kushner, 37, to prove his value to the White House.

Pena Nieto has flatly refused, and repeated his refusal when Trump pressed him during the call to stop saying that Mexico wouldn't pay.

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They'll also meet with Mexico's foreign minister.

Among Pena Nieto's closest advisers, Videgaray helped orchestrate then-candidate Trump's visit to Mexico in 2016, a trip that was widely panned in Mexico as the Mexican president failed to confront the NY businessman and reality TV star over his anti-Mexican rhetoric on the campaign trail. Despite this, however, the president still sent Kushner to meet with Mexican officials as a diplomatic envoy on Wednesday.

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has twice called off plans to visit the United States over disagreements with President Donald Trump.

"The officials from both countries agreed that realizing said (presidential) meeting will depend on the level of progress reached on".

Trump has repeatedly blamed the pact for the loss of manufacturing jobs and has threatened to ditch it unless it can be reworked to better suit USA interests. It is not a solicitation to make any exchange in commodities, securities or other financial instruments.

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