• Led by Minority Leader of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, the Congressmen congratulated the Mexican president on his leadership and institutional achievements.
  • At the official residence of Los Pinos, the group of Democratic and Republican legislators discussed with President Peña Nieto the reforms Mexico has undertaken, and its institutional evolution over the past 20 years.

At the official residence of Los Pinos, President Enrique Peña Nieto today received a group of US congressmen, mostly from the border states, led by Minority Leader of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, with whom he discussed various aspects of bilateral relations and the strong ties of friendship between the United States and Mexico.

In addition to Pelosi, the group of US lawmakers tasked with promoting friendship between the two nations comprises Norma Torres, California; Rubén Gallego, Arizona; Pete Aguilar, California; Beto O'Rourke, Texas; Michael Fitzpatrick, Pennsylvania; Linda Sánchez, California; Richard Hanna, New York; Michelle Lujan Grisham, New Mexico; Henry Cuellar, Texas and Lucille Roybal-Allard, California.

The US congressmen thanked President Enrique Peña Nieto for his leadership and institutional achievements in the three years of his administration.

The Mexican president and members of the United States House of Representatives discussed the process of reforms and the institutional evolution Mexico has experienced in the past 20 years.

They also highlighted trade between the two countries, as well as the potential for further growth in trade as a result of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), to which both countries belong.

During the meeting, the Mexican president and US congressmen discussed migration and the links between communities in Mexico and the United States, as well as security and border infrastructure, among other issues.

At the meeting, President Enrique Peña Nieto was accompanied by  Minister of Foreign Affairs Claudia Ruiz Massieu; Under-Minister of Foreign Affairs for North America Paulo Carreño King; Mexican Ambassador to Washington Manuel Sada Solana; Head of the President’s Office Francisco Guzmán Ortiz; and General Coordinator of Politics and Government  of the President’s Office Andrés Fernández Massieu.

The congressmen were accompanied by William Duncan, Deputy Chief of Mission at U.S. Embassy Mexico City.

After the meeting, President Enrique Peña Nieto and the Congressmen toured the official residence of Los Pinos.