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López Obrador thinks it’s not enough to have news conferences from Monday to Friday - Photo: Berenice Fregoso/EL UNIVERSAL
English 28/01/2020 10:49 Mexico City Off the Record Actualizada 10:53
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More news conferences

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador thinks it’s not enough to have news conferences from Monday to Friday. Yesterday, the Mexican President said that in order to respond to “calumnies, lies, and fake news”, he might hold news conferences on weekends. This means that besides his weekend tours, the President would spend 4 hours with media outlets of weekends. We’ve been told that this proposal is analyzing the possibility and that there’s a real chance of having news conferences on weekends.

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