Upon his return from Mexico City late Wednesday, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) expressed satisfaction with the results of the meetings he had with members of President Enrique Peña Nieto's cabinet.
During the meetings, Cuellar and the officials discussed issues that directly impact both the United States and Mexico, including border security, immigration reform, and trade and commerce.
"After meeting with the Mexican officials, I feel confident that President Peña Nieto will be a strong ally as we work together to address these issues," said Congressman Cuellar. "The members of the President's cabinet all expressed optimism and a willingness to cooperate in moving forward an agenda that will benefit both countries."
During his three-day visit, Congressman Cuellar met with Secretary of Government Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong; Supreme Court Justice Alfredo Gutiérrez Ortiz Mena; Secretary of Agriculture Enrique Martinez y Martinez; Foreign Ministry's Undersecretary for North America Sergio Alcocer Martínez; General Coordinator for Civilian Protection Services Luis Felipe Puente; and Director of Tax Administration Services Aristóteles Núñez Sánchez. Cuellar also met with U.S. Ambassador Anthony Wayne and other high ranking U.S. and Mexican officials.