The Washington Post reported, based on leaked documents, that Trump pressured Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Jan. 27 to stop publicly saying his government would not pay for a border wall. The report also aired new details over the president’s infamously tense phone call the next day with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
Both phone calls were widely reported in February, in one of the first major leaks out of the Trump administration that have since become a constant headache. But the Post Thursday published the full transcripts, which reportedly were “produced by White House staff” and based on records kept by White House note-takers.
The report comes as Sessions is expected to discuss efforts to crack down on leaks during a press conference Friday. Read more at Fox News.