Mexican President Savages Biden: Calls Trump Case ‘Anti-Democratic’

Calls Trump Case 'Anti-Democratic'; 'Why Not Allow The People To Decide?'

  • Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador this week defended Donald Trump, saying a potential indictment of the former president could be a move to prevent him from seeking reelection.
  • “Right now, former President Trump is declaring that they are going to arrest him,” López Obrador, who is also known by his initials AMLO, said during a press conference. “If that were the case…it would be so that his name doesn’t appear on the ballot.”
  • The leftist president’s support for Trump may seem unlikely, given the latter’s past comments about Mexico, such as insisting that the country pay for construction of a 450-mile wall along the southern border. (López Obrador’s predecessor, Enrique Peña Nieto, denounced Trump’s wall-financing demand, and Mexico did not fund the wall.)

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