Fast forward almost 26 months and has seemed to have been replaced by compliance. The Mexican president, who took office December 1, just folded when the Trump administration threatened to impose escalating tariffs.
López Obrador did have a "nuclear option," says Sergio Negrete, an economics professor at ITESO, a college in the city of Guadalajara specialized in technology and economics.
"He could've said to Trump," he said "What the threat Trump had made, but López Obrador decided against it because of what happened to all the production chains in North America and hurt Mexicans and Americans alike," Negrete said. He just chose not to pursue it.
Former undersecretary of foreign relations Andrés Rozental Gutman has criticized the migration agreement between Mexico and the US saying "Mexico should not be the United States" help it violate its own immigration laws, denying asylum seekers the right to apply for the benefit in its own territory, as stipulated under American law. "
Mexico's" Fourth Transformation "
Despite its own transformation into cordiality, and compliance
Lopez Obrador says he's starting "Mexico's Fourth Transformation," a social movement to eradicate corruption and alleviate poverty while striving for social justice and equality. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Mexico's president, speaks during a news conference at the National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico, on Tuesday, Jun. 11, 2019. ” src-mini=”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190809155012-01-mexican-nationalist-president-reshapes-country-intl-restricted-small-169.jpg” src-xsmall=”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190809155012-01-mexican-nationalist-president-reshapes-country-intl-restricted-medium-plus-169.jpg” src-small=”http://cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190809155012-01-mexican-nationalist-president-reshapes-country-intl-restricted-large-169.jpg” src-medium=”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190809155012-01-mexican-nationalist-president-reshapes-country-intl-restricted-exlarge-169.jpg” src-large=”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190809155012-01-mexican-nationalist-president-reshapes-country-intl-restricted-super-169.jpg” src-full16x9=”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190809155012-01-mexican-nationalist-president-reshapes-country-intl-restricted-full-169.jpg” src-mini1x1=”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190809155012-01-mexican-nationalist-president-reshapes-country-intl-restricted-small-11.jpg” data-demand-load=”not-loaded” data-eq-pts=”mini: 0, xsmall: 221, small: 308, medium: 461, large: 781″/>