Mexico’s President Still Refusing To Recognize Biden As Election Winner


President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador of Mexico has declined to recognize Joe Biden as president-elect of the United States.

“We do not agree with offering congratulations in advance,” Lopez Obrador told reporters on Wednesday as President Trump continues his legal challenges of the presidential election results. “What’s the best thing? For us to wait.”

The Mexican president was doubling down on a comment made several days after the election earlier this month.

“With regard to the U. S. election, we are going to wait until all the legal matters have been resolved,” Lopez Obrador said on Nov 7. “I can’t congratulate one candidate or the other. I want to wait until the electoral process is over.”

Lopez Obrador, who has enjoyed a friendly relationship with Trump in the past, has mounted his own challenges to election results in the past, including in 2006 when he refused to accept the results of a presidential elect… (Read more)

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