• Mexican finance minister resigns amid Trump scandal

    Mexican finance minister resigns amid Trump scandal

    Mexico’s finance minister Luis Videgaray, a close confidant of President Enrique Pena Nieto, stepped down on Wednesday, a week after White House hopeful Donald Trump’s controversial visit to the country.

    Pena Nieto said he had accepted Videgaray’s resignation and replaced him with social development minister Jose Antonio Meade, a former foreign and finance minister.

    Flanked by both men at the presidential residence of Los Pinos, Pena Nieto praised Videgaray as a public servant who has been “committed to Mexico and loyal to […]