by Nicole Silverio at Daily Caller
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador expressed skepticism Monday in response to President Joe Biden’s promise to “shut down the border.”
Biden said over the weekend that he will “shut down” the U.S.-Mexico border if Congress passes a Democratic immigration bill that also includes military aid to Ukraine and Israel.
The Senate is currently negotiating the details of the bill, which reportedly implements a “mandatory shutdown” once 5,000 migrants are apprehended in a day.
During a Monday press conference, López Obrador slammed what he described as Biden’s “demagogic” attempts to shore up his dismal approval rating on immigration ahead of the 2024 presidential election. The Mexican president also predicted that Biden would reverse course after winning, according to NBC News.
“Why these propositions?” López Obrador said during a Monday press conference. “Because there are elections! Once the elections pass, there’s another agenda. But we, the Mexicans, need to recognize this background. Politically it’s time. We are in a special time, in Mexico and the United States.”…Continue Reading