WASHINGTON. – Today the White House announced that vice president Joe Biden will lead the U.S. delegation for the Mexican presidential inauguration of Enrique Peña Nieto on December 1st.
President Barack Obama appointed Biden to lead this high level delegation for this inauguration informed the White House in a statement, which members of the delegation will include Antony Wayne, Robert S. Jacobson, John O. Brennan and Hilda Solis, whom all hold important positions in the U.S. government.
Peña Nieto won the Mexican presidential elections this past July, and now will take over as the president of Mexico on December 1st, which the position is currently held by Felipe Calderon.
Tomorrow Obama will be receiving Peña Nieto for a private meeting in the oval office at the White House, where they will go cover issues that affect both countries.
Luis Videgaray who is the general coordinator for the transition of power for Peña Nieto, on his Twitter account wrote that the meeting with Obama will be divided in two parts: One with collaborators for 35 minutes and the second part of the meeting will be in private with Obama for 15 minutes.
Peña Nieto will also have private meetings with leaders of both houses of Congress, and with Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano.
Translation : Omar.Martinez@sandiegored.com