Mexico Offers to Help Harvey-soaked Texas

The Mexican government expressed its solidarity Sunday with the United States following the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey and offered assistance to Texas.Carlos Gonzalez Gutierrez, the Mexican consul general in Austin, said he has been in constant communication with the office of Gov. Greg Abbott to determine how Mexico can best help."As we have done in the past, Mexico stands with Texas in this difficult moment," Gonzalez said.Twelve years ago, following Hurricane Katrina, Mexico sent troops and a vessel filled with food, medicine and water to aid victims in New Orleans.The latest offer from Mexico to help Texas comes after President Trump took to Twitter Sunday, insisting it will pay for a border wall."With Mexico being one of the highest crime Nations in the world, we must have THE WALL," Trump tweeted. "Mexico will pay for it through reimbursement/other."  Continue reading...

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