- Ana Maria Salazar: Donald Trump made Mexico into the perfect scapegoat during the presidential campaign
- Mexico's leadership will find it difficult to negotiate with a US president who is so disliked, she says
Ana Maria Salazar worked at the White House as policy adviser for President Bill Clinton's special envoy for the Americas and was deputy assistant secretary of defense for drug enforcement. She writes, teaches and has anchored radio and TV news programs in Mexico since 2001. The views expressed are her own.
(CNN)Send them back. Build a wall. Trade less. That is Donald Trump's policy toward Mexico. And it creates a real headache for Mexico's leadership now that he has been chosen as the next US president.