‘We’re not a Colony’: Mexican President Stands Firm on not Recognizing Biden Win

While in opposition, Lopez Obrador likened Trump to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler and pledged to put him “in his place” if elected. Since taking office nearly two years ago, he has been at pains to avoid conflict with the American president.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Wednesday, November 11th, dug in his heels as one of the few leaders of major countries yet to congratulate Joe Biden on his presidential election win, saying it was too early and that his country was “not a colony”.

Lopez Obrador, who accused rivals of electoral fraud in his presidential defeats in 2006 and 2012, says he has no side in the U.S. election, and will wait until legal challenges launched by the Trump administration over the vote have played out.

“We can’t make any kind of . . .

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