El Bronco has been tamed
Jaime Rodríguez Calderón, known as El Bronco, used to be outspoken - Photo: Berenice Fregoso/EL UNIVERSAL

El Bronco has been tamed

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El Bronco has been tamed

Yesterday, on the last day President López Obrador was in Nuevo León, governor Jaime Rodríguez Calderón, aka El Bronco, was booed. In his home state, El Bronco recognized that it is not easy to be an independent governor and remembers how López Obrador won the presidential election in July 2018. It seems like El Bronco we met during the federal election is gone and that his new version has been criticized and has several pending campaign promises to fulfill.

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