President Barack Obama on Friday cautioned against Donald Trump’s dark assessment of the United States, arguing that the fears conveyed by speakers at the Republican National Convention “just don’t jibe with the facts.”
“This idea that America is somehow on the verge of collapse, this vision of violence and chaos everywhere, doesn’t really jibe with the experience of most people,” Obama said, speaking alongside Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, who said he looked forward to a “frank, open dialogue with whomever is elected.”
Here’s what the two leaders said at the White House press conference Friday, responding to questions about Trump’s candidacy:
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