Trump's campaign manager either isn't privy to what Donald Trump is doing in Mexico or she's actively lying about what his availability to the press will be.
On Fox and Friends this morning, co-host Brian Kilmeade asked Kellyanne Conway if Trump and President Nieto will make a joint statement and she said, "You can probably expect them."
Brian followed up and asked, "Will they take questions from the press?"
She replied, "They are. There's going to be press availability. Mexican press, American press. So we're very excited about that..."
Apparently nobody told the US press corps because they are furious.
According to Politico's Hadas Gold, "reporters were 'seething'" on a call with the Trump campaign because "the campaign is leaving the press behind on its big trip to Mexico on Wednesday":
Just one day after a traveling print pool was put in place for Donald Trump's campaign, the campaign is leaving the press behind on its big trip to Mexico on Wednesday.
On the daily call with Trump communications director Jason Miller, reporters were "seething," one source on the call, who asked not to be named because the call is off the record, told POLITICO. According to the source, the campaign only told the five-network television pool about the opportunity to cover the meeting around 3 a.m. While some reporters were weighing chartering their own plane to Mexico, they decided against it partly because the campaign did not indicate there would be a press availability until Conway's comments this morning.
What American press is Kellyanne Conway talking about?
And now Trump has denied Conway's words.
Here's a round up of some press reactions from Trump's Mexico trip: