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Fox News apologized for a mistake in a "Fox & Friends" graphic that read "3 Mexican countries" in reference to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
     USA Today

El Salvador's president-elect Nayib Bukele mocked Fox News for an error in an on-screen graphic that said President Donald Trump would cut off to "3 Mexican countries."

"The Presidents of 2 Mexican countries #FoxandFriends, "Bukele, 37, tweeted with a handshake hands with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

"Fox & Friends" co-host Ed Henry apologized on air shortly after the error appeared in the show's chyron on Sunday morning. The graphic referred to Trump's announcement that it would cut humanitarian aid to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador for failing to stop migrants traveling to the United States. southern border

"We want to clarify and correct something that happened earlier in the show," Henry said. "We just want to be clear, the funding is being cut off to the three Central American countries. We apologize for the error – it never happened."

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Bukele, whose grandparents emigrated to El Salvador from Palestine, was elected president in February. His five-year term starts on June 1. He said he hopes the aid will resume and increase after he takes office.

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