WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Mr . trump said he a "very good" text message with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Friday and decided work to improve ties after having a meeting between the two leaders was scrapped amid a dispute over funding Trump's planned border wall.

"We got an excellent call. I have been predominant on Mexico. I have got great respect for Mexico … but, you probably know this, Mexico with the Country has out-negotiated us and beat us towards a pulp through our past leaders. They've made us look foolish," Trump told a news conference with the White House.

Trump said the email was friendly anf the husband anticipated renegotiating the U.S. trade relationship with Mexico sometime soon.