Trump’s Mexican Hail Mary

The revelation that Donald Trump was preparing to visit Mexico per the request of the Mexican government and its president, Enrique Peña Nieto, was leaked to the press before the details had even been worked out. And there are so many details. The gamble that such a trip represents for Donald Trump is a big one. It demonstrates the extent to which the Republican presidential nominee’s campaign knows they are well behind the eight ball heading into the fall campaign season. This is the equivalent of a Hail Mary passes downfield, which, while a gamble, offers the prospect of a big payoff.

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Trump’s Mexican Hail Mary

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