Andrés Manuel López Obrador is the president of Mexico. But because he runs the country on the other side of a politically-charged border, he’s very much a key player in the US presidential election. NYT (Gift Article): Who Could Sway the Outcome of the U.S. Election? Mexico’s President. “The administration says publicly that its diplomacy has been a success. But behind closed doors, some senior Biden officials have come to see Mr. López Obrador as an unpredictable partner, who they say isn’t doing enough to consistently control his own southern border or police routes being used by smugglers to bring millions of migrants to the United States, according to several U.S. and Mexican officials. None of them would speak on the record about delicate diplomatic relations. ‘We aren’t getting the cooperation we should be getting,’ said John Feeley, former deputy chief of mission in Mexico from 2009 to 2012 … I know what it looks like when there is genuine cooperation as opposed to what we have now, which is being touted as great cooperation but I think is bupkis.'”