Mexico’s president holds off on congratulatory phone call until election issues are resolved

Mexico’s president holds off on congratulatory phone call until election issues are resolved
Andrés Manuel López Obrador (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – A very interesting development.  It doesn’t actually surprise me that much, given how much Lopez Obrador and Trump were able to negotiate over the last few years.  AMLO is also shaky in the leadership of his own party and no doubt finds it prudent not to set bad precedents that could come back to haunt him.  But mainly, it tells us he’s not in the over-confident cabal of Western leaders – like Trudeau to the north, who may have been the first to congratulate Biden.]

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Saturday he won’t congratulate a winner in the U.S. presidential election until all legal challenges are decided.

“With regard to the U.S. election, we are going to wait until all the legal matters have been resolved,” Lopez Obrador said at a news conference.

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