Mexico's President Places Border Crisis Blame Where It Belongs, Offers Trump's Solution [Video]
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador placed the credit to the current border crisis where it belongs- on the Biden administration. During a press conference in Mexico, López Obrador called out Biden for writing checks he wasn't prepared to cash by offering open citizenship without having a proper system in place to process the responding hoard.
López Obrador made these remarks Tuesday, following a meeting with Biden's team of envoys for the region:
“Expectations were created that with the government of President Biden there would be a better treatment of migrants. And this has caused Central American migrants, and also from our country, wanting to cross the border thinking that it is easier to do so,” he said at his daily morning presser.
López Obrador, a center-left populist who developed a positive working relationship with former President Trump, added: “People don’t go to the United States for fun, they go out of necessity.”
The comments are not the first critiques López Obrador has offered of Biden’s handling of the border, saying early this month, “They see [Biden] as the migrant president, and so many feel they’re going to reach the United States.
López Obrador offered to reopen Trump's solution that called the countries to work together and solve the massive migration:
“We need to work together to regulate the flow because this business can’t be tackled from one day to the next.”
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There was an agreement already in place between El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Guatemala, and the US that had the countries working together to house and slow surging migrants. Biden destroyed that agreement almost immediately after taking office.
Now, Mexico's president is proposing an agreement with the other two countries to solve the Biden crisis. Essentially positioning himself in authority as the only competent leader offering solutions.
Meanwhile the US president- Crickets...