MISSION, RGV – Congressman Henry Cuellar held a news conference with VIPs from Tamaulipas and South Texas during the Mission Citrus Parade festivities.

Among the dignitaries present were Mission Mayor Armando O’Caña, Rio Grande City Mayor Joel Villarreal, Reynosa Mayor Maki Esther Ortiz Domínguez, and South Texas College dean of business Mario Reyna.

The discussion centered on U.S.-Mexico, increased funding for the North American Development Bank, regional partnerships and the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

The event was held at La Fogata restaurant in Mission.

The above podcast features the news conference, most of which was conducted in Spanish.