Trump to delay listing Mexican cartels as terrorist groups

President Donald Trump said Friday in a tweet that he will hold off on designating Mexican drug cartels as terrorist organizations.

Trump said all the work had been completed and he was statutorily ready to issue a declaration but had decided to delay at the request of Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador .

The Mexican government had pushed back against Trump's plan, saying such a step by the U.S. could lead to violations of its sovereignty.

"All necessary work...