Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador stated Friday that President Biden will go to the nation early subsequent yr.
López Obrador revealed throughout a press conference that Biden will journey to the North American Leaders’ Summit in Mexico City on Jan. 9 and Jan. 10. It could be the 80-year-old commander in chief’s first journey to Mexico as president.
The Mexican chief added that the summit will seemingly embrace a trilateral assembly with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Biden.
But the next month, López Obrador visited the White House for talks with Biden amid tensions over immigration and fentanyl.
The White House didn’t instantly reply to The Post’s request for remark.
The journey would come amid a wave of largely unchecked immigration into the US by way of the southern border.
There have been roughly 2.4 million crossings on the southern border recorded over the 12 months ending Sept. 30, the very best on document. Many of the migrants are from Central and South America.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy referred to as for Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to resign over the crisis on the border throughout a go to to the Texas border with Mexico on Tuesday.
The North American leaders summit was beforehand deliberate for December.
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre famous in October that the president’s plans for the summit have been nonetheless undetermined.
“We’re still working through plans for the next North Americans Leaders’ Summit and have no travel announcement to make at this time,” Jean-Pierre stated final month.