He President Andrés Manuel López Obrador He stated that his cousin, sister, Manuela Obrador, He should not compete to run until 2024 so as not to promote “influencerism.”
“Yes, I believe that he should not take part,” he explained this Friday during his morning press conference in National Palace.
“I don’t want to see the bad habit of nepotism, influence and nepotism reintroduced,” he added.
The president reiterated that “the family should not interfere” and stressed that his children would have no position as long as he was active.
“No, not my family,” he emphasized.
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Likewise, he reiterated that Manuela Obrador should not run for governor in Chiapas “because it is direct,” although he made clear that he could still try to continue as a lawmaker. Furthermore, he revealed that he had already shared his opinion.
AMLO also confirmed that the Energy Minister Rocío Nahle García could also compete for Morena’s candidacy for governor in Veracruz.
“If she has this goal, go ahead, may it go very well. “She is first class, a principled woman, honest, hardworking.”
López Obrador reiterated that officials who want to participate in the 2024 elections must present a license or resign from office.
The President also confirmed that the Undersecretary of State for Health, Hugo López-Gatell, He will resign his position to run for the post of head of government of Mexico City.
“Yes, Dr. López-Gatell told me,” he replied to a journalist’s question this Friday during his morning press conference at the National Palace.
The President described the Secretary of State as a “first-class professional” and “good civil servant.” He also emphasized that it was a support in “very difficult times”.