So, did President Donald Trump threaten to invade Mexico? Both parties say it’s fake news, but …

Posted at 7:38 pm on February 01, 2017 by Brett T.

This looks like one of those stories that is going to burn up in the atmosphere of social media before it makes the broadcast news, but who knows? Word on Twitter is that President Donald Trump threatened to invade Mexico during a phone call with President Enrique Peña Nieto.

Invading Mexico? That’s kind of big news. Unless, of course, it’s fake news. Time to tap the brakes again.

Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday reached out via Twitter to the reporter who broke the story to clear up some absolute falsehoods and clarify that the tone of the call was constructive.

For what it’s worth, the White House also says an invasion of Mexico is not in the works.

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Update:

Crisis averted?