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Mexico's new 'common man' president hits the ground running

AP  |  Mexico city 

Mexico's newly inaugurated has hit the ground running, with his pledge to govern as a common man and end decades of secrecy, heavy security and luxury enjoyed by past presidents.

sported slightly ruffled hair at his first early morning conference as president, which started at 7 am local time Monday.

took his first airplane flight as Sunday, boarding a commercial flight with the rest of the passengers.

He promised to sell the presidential jet. arrived at City's National Palace in the same he used before taking office Saturday.

Lopez Obrador refused the military body guards used by past presidents.

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 20:20 IST