Politics Magazine

Trump Threatens To Send U.S. Troops Into Mexico

Posted on the 03 February 2017 by Jobsanger
Trump Threatens Send U.S. Troops Into Mexico Trump Threatens To Send U.S. Troops Into Mexico It has become obvious in just a few days that diplomacy means nothing to the Trump administration. He has made disparaging remarks about Angela Merkel, the leader of one of our strongest allies, picked a fight with the leader of Australia (another ally), and angered the entire world with his ban on muslims entering the United States (especially refugees from war-torn countries). For Trump, the only way for this country to accomplish its goals is through threats and intimidation.
Now Trump has definitely crossed the line. In a call with the Mexican government, Trump threatened to send troops into that country. He told the Mexican leader:
"You have a bunch of bad hombres down there. You aren't doing enough to stop them. I think your military is scared. Our military isn't, so I just might send them down to take care of it."
Trump may not understand it (or may not care), but sending troops into another country without permission is an act of war. By threatening to invade Mexico (and that's what sending troops would be -- an invasion), he is threatening to go to war with Mexico.
The White House, and spokesmen for the Mexican government, deny that Trump threatened Mexico, but the AP has a portion of the transcript of the call, and Mexican newspapers are reporting it as a threat. I suspect the Mexican government is denying it because they don't want to be seen as being weak, but I'll bet the statement certainly won't go over well with the Mexican people (who are already upset over Trump wanting to build a wall between the two countries).
Trump's threat is reprehensible. He seems determined to get this country into another war, and it could be a war with a country most consider a friend. The man is dangerous.

You Might Also Like :

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

These articles might interest you :

  • Big Food Giants Manipulate Public Health Policy in China

    Food Giants Manipulate Public Health Policy China

    Coca-Cola is at it again. As soda sales decline in the United States and Europe, beverage companies look to emerging economies like China for growth. And, it... Read more

    The 15 January 2019 by   Dietdoctor
  • Jewellery for a Precious You

    Jewellery Precious

    Jewellery is always close to a woman’s heart. It completes her look and boost confidence. Considering the changing trends in jewellery fashion, it becomes... Read more

    The 15 January 2019 by   Dr.jenifer Sayyed
  • Rajshri Productions’ Next Is A Film On Friendship | Hum Chaar | Trailer

    Abhishek Dixit’s debut feature film Hum Chaar is a Bollywood film made under the banner of Rajshri’s film. Hum Chaar is written and directed by Abhishek Dixit. Read more

    The 15 January 2019 by   Themoviean
  • Saint Paul the First Hermit

    Saint Paul First Hermit

    Today is the feast day of Saint Paul the hermit. This is a sweet and delicate Oatmeal Bread topped with rolled oats and naturally sweetened with agave. Saint... Read more

    The 15 January 2019 by   Veronica46
  • Irupathiyonnaam Noottaandu | Teaser | Pranav Mohanlal | Arun Gopy

    Arun Gopy’s Irupathiyonnaam Noottaandu is an upcoming Malayalam action-drama feature film starring Pranav Mohanlal and Zaya David in the lead roles. Read more

    The 15 January 2019 by   Themoviean
  • A Year Of Body Positivity

    Year Body Positivity

    Last January, as I sat there on New Years eve all set to make the same old resolutions I've made year after year for as long as I can remember, I realised how... Read more

    The 15 January 2019 by   Sparklesandstretchmarks
  • Garden Bloggers Bloom Day – Jan 2019

    Garden Bloggers Bloom 2019

    Euphorbia rigidaWhen I went out to take the photos for this blog post I was surprised at how much was in flower dotted around the garden. Read more

    The 15 January 2019 by   Patientgardener