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Enrique Peña Nieto issued his required declaration of property and income today, though in the public filing he declined to state the value of his houses, land, artwork, jewelry, and other belongings. (Felipe Calderón did so, as a point of reference) Per the declaration, Peña Nieto claimed a monthly income of 193,478 pesos, though he did not specify the sources. Comically, Peña Nieto also claimed not to own any cars.

Peña Nieto also declined to release a declaration of his wife’s property (again, for reference, Calderón’s did) or that of his children. According to the President, that seeming lack of transparency is excused by his government’s commitment to an anti-corruption push and a strengthening of the Federal Transparency Institute (IFAI).

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