Over the weekend, at a rally in Ohio where he endorsed Senate candidate JD Vance, Trump said he bent on the Mexican government deploying more than 25,000 National Guardsmen to the US border and stopping migration.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador assured me this Monday that he likes the former president of the United States, Donald Trump, although he is capitalist and controversial in his statements and celebrated that during his term there has been an understanding between the two to avoid further confrontations.
Over the weekend, at a rally in Ohio where he endorsed Senate candidate JD Vance, Trump said he bend over the Mexican government deploying more than 25,000 National Guardsmen to the US border and stopping migration. Also, the tycoon said that he liked López Obrador despite the fact that he is a socialist politician.
The New Yorker exposed part of the negotiations he had with Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard in June 2019, which led to the application of the “Stay in Mexico” program, and the military was deployed on both Mexican borders.
In this regard, the Mexican president affirmed that Mexico will be on the lips of the Americans because it is an electoral period in that country, however, he affirmed that he will ask that the country be treated with respect and that it not be used as a “piñata” on of that nation.
“I like President Trump even though he is a capitalist. The truth is that we understood each other and he was good for both nations. Now I am feeling that Mexico is being talked about more in the United States and it is important that we Mexicans know why.
“This year is going to see elections in the United States, a part of the Senate is going to be renewed and it is also going to see governor elections in some entities of the American Union. So those of one party, like those of another, are wanting and, hopefully, they will change their minds, to put Mexico in their debate topics with the migratory issue, trying to get rid of the racist and discriminatory phobias that exist in the United States and in the world. .
“But, we are not going to allow any party of the two or any candidate to use Mexico as a piñata and that they are going to have to treat us with respect as we do, who are respectful,” the federal president launched at a press conference. press from the National Palace.
In 2019, after an increase in migratory flows to the United States, President Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Mexico if measures were not imposed to stop the population, mostly Central American, from reaching that country.