Published accounts of a call between the leaders mentioned that Trump referred to all the “bad hombres” in Mexico and said that the U.S. military might have to take care of the problem.
Feb 2, 2017
Joshua Partlow is the Post’s bureau chief in Mexico. He has previously worked as the bureau chief in Kabul. Before coming to Afghanistan, he worked as the Post’s correspondent in South America, based in Rio de Janeiro, and as a correspondent in Iraq. Partlow joined the Washington Post in 2003 as an intern on the financial desk and later worked for the metro section covering the Maryland suburbs. He grew up in Olympia, Washington.