AMLO’s Campaign Chief Says Lawmakers Held in Mexico’s Congress Building

(Bloomberg) -- President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s campaign chief, Tatiana Clouthier, wrote on Twitter that she and other lawmakers are “sequestered” in Congress.

“SOS, I don’t know if this is good or bad, but we are sequestered in Congress,” said Clouthier, who is a lawmaker for ruling party Morena in the lower house, calling on civil protection for help after the doors to the building were locked.

  • El Universal reported that farm workers surrounded the lower house on Friday to protest cuts to the agriculture budget, trapping employees inside

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