Congressman attends Mexican Presidential Address

LAREDO,Texas(KGNS)- Congressman Henry Cuellar was in Mexico City attending the Mexican Presidential Address at the Chamber of Deputies.

Cuellar says Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's inauguration and dinner, which took place afterward was very humble compared to previous Mexican president's celebrations.

He also adds that the newly elected president spoke of several issues he would like to tackle. Among those, the current corruption being experienced in the country, and the disposal of luxury properties, like the presidential plane and the presidential residence.

Congressman Cuellar witnessed Lopez Obrador's inauguration speech among other U.S. leaders like, Senator Cornyn, First Daughter Ivanka Trump, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, and even Vice President Mike Pence.