McCain Joined By Bush in Mexico - Not That Bush
From CBS News' John Bentley:
MEXICO CITY – John McCain is joined on the campaign trail today by Jeb Bush, the former governor of Florida who has been mentioned as a dark horse vice-presidential candidate. McCain and Bush visited the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe here, one of the holiest sites in Mexico for Catholics, after which McCain will meet with Mexican President Felipe Calderon.
McCain and Calderon are expected to discuss immigration, an issue which McCain has had disagreements with some in the Republican Party. He supports tightened border security with the addition of some temporary foreign workers, but has also called on Mexico to improve their economy so less of their citizens need to come to the U.S. to find work.
"I would also urge them, in the case of Mexico, to reform their economy, to ensure that it's a more open and competitive economy," he said last week, adding that Mexico needed to do a better job of assisting the U.S. with stopping the flow of illegal immigrants. "It would be so much easier if we had the ability to trust our neighbors to the south as much as we trust our neighbors to the north, in terms of border security."
Later today, McCain will attend a lunch with Mexican and American business leaders and tour a police station before flying back to his Arizona ranch for the July 4th weekend.
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