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    Trump says he ‘never said’ Mexico would pay for the wall. But he did – a lot

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    Trump says he ‘never said’ Mexico would pay for the wall. But he did – a lot

    U.S. President Donald Trump is doubling down on claims that Mexico was paying for the proposed border wall between their two countries, saying he “never meant they’re going to write out a cheque.”

    Trump reiterated his claim that Mexico is paying for the wall via the new, un-ratified Canada-U.S.-Mexico Trade Agreement (CUSMA) while speaking to reporters at the White House before visiting the Texas border town of McAllen on the 20th day of a partial government shutdown.

    Trump has held out for $5.7 billion in partial wall funding during talks with congressional leaders to reopen the government. Democrats have held steadfast in their opposition to providing any money for a border wall.

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    In fact, in October 2016, during the height of the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump released a document called “Donald Trump’s Contract with the American Voter,” in which he said Mexico would “reimburse” the U.S. for the “full cost of the wall.”

    In a separate plan presented to the Washington Post during the campaign, he suggested he would cut off access for Mexican immigrants who send money home to their families until Mexico made a “one-time payment” of billions of dollars for the wall. (The plan was regarded as likely illegal, the Washington Post reported.)

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    It's perfectly obvious that when Mr. Trump said "pay" he didn't mean "pay" but rather he meant "pay" that that when he said "one time payment" he didn't mean "write a cheque" he meant "will send several boxcars full of cash".

    On the other hand, can we REALLY be sure that the so-called "Donald Trump" that was campaigning is the same person as the so-called "Donald Trump" who is currently purporting to be the President of the United States of America? Isn't **T*H*E** **T*R*U*T*H** that the so-called "Donald Trump" you see/hear today is actually a mind-controlled doppelganger that is being operated by the Deep State for the benefit of their Lizard People masters?

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    Re: Trump says he ‘never said’ Mexico would pay for the wall. But he did – a lot

    Doesn't matter he just has to say he didn't say it and blame it on fake news, after that his followers will pick up the narrative and do the rest for him.
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    Both sides are dealing in half truths. Trump never said Mexico would write a cheque for the wall but his claim that the USMC is paying for it isnt honest either.

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    Re: Trump says he ‘never said’ Mexico would pay for the wall. But he did – a lot

    Another day, another blatant Trump lie.

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    Re: Trump says he ‘never said’ Mexico would pay for the wall. But he did – a lot

    Quote Originally Posted by trouble13 View Post
    Both sides are dealing in half truths. Trump never said Mexico would write a cheque for the wall but his claim that the USMC is paying for it isnt honest either.

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    He said they would make a payment. If you're quibbling over whether that payment was a physical check, just
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    Re: Trump says he ‘never said’ Mexico would pay for the wall. But he did – a lot

    Quote Originally Posted by trouble13 View Post
    Both sides are dealing in half truths. Trump never said Mexico would write a cheque for the wall but his claim that the USMC is paying for it isnt honest either.

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    Nope only your side is dealing in half truths:
    But in April 2016, Trump's campaign outlined the steps he would take to compel Mexico to pay the US "$5-10 billion" to fund a border wall -- a plan that relies largely on threatening to bar undocumented Mexican immigrants in the United States from wiring money to relatives in Mexico.
    "It's an easy decision for Mexico: make a one-time payment of $5-10 billion to ensure that $24 billion continues to flow into their country year after year," the memo said.
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    Re: Trump says he ‘never said’ Mexico would pay for the wall. But he did – a lot

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    He said they would make a payment. If you're quibbling over whether that payment was a physical check, just
    Maybe it could be one of those giant checks like they present to charities
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    Re: Trump says he ‘never said’ Mexico would pay for the wall. But he did – a lot

    Quote Originally Posted by TU Curmudgeon View Post
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    Trump says he ‘never said’ Mexico would pay for the wall. But he did – a lot

    U.S. President Donald Trump is doubling down on claims that Mexico was paying for the proposed border wall between their two countries, saying he “never meant they’re going to write out a cheque.”

    Trump reiterated his claim that Mexico is paying for the wall via the new, un-ratified Canada-U.S.-Mexico Trade Agreement (CUSMA) while speaking to reporters at the White House before visiting the Texas border town of McAllen on the 20th day of a partial government shutdown.

    Trump has held out for $5.7 billion in partial wall funding during talks with congressional leaders to reopen the government. Democrats have held steadfast in their opposition to providing any money for a border wall.

    ...

    In fact, in October 2016, during the height of the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump released a document called “Donald Trump’s Contract with the American Voter,” in which he said Mexico would “reimburse” the U.S. for the “full cost of the wall.”

    In a separate plan presented to the Washington Post during the campaign, he suggested he would cut off access for Mexican immigrants who send money home to their families until Mexico made a “one-time payment” of billions of dollars for the wall. (The plan was regarded as likely illegal, the Washington Post reported.)

    COMMENT:-

    It's perfectly obvious that when Mr. Trump said "pay" he didn't mean "pay" but rather he meant "pay" that that when he said "one time payment" he didn't mean "write a cheque" he meant "will send several boxcars full of cash".

    On the other hand, can we REALLY be sure that the so-called "Donald Trump" that was campaigning is the same person as the so-called "Donald Trump" who is currently purporting to be the President of the United States of America? Isn't **T*H*E** **T*R*U*T*H** that the so-called "Donald Trump" you see/hear today is actually a mind-controlled doppelganger that is being operated by the Deep State for the benefit of their Lizard People masters?
    Maybe we need to remember who's saying 'pay'.
    How many creditors and contractors know just what Trump means when he says 'pay'? With Trump, that word is all you're gonna get.
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    Re: Trump says he ‘never said’ Mexico would pay for the wall. But he did – a lot

    Quote Originally Posted by trouble13 View Post
    Both sides are dealing in half truths. Trump never said Mexico would write a cheque for the wall but his claim that the USMC is paying for it isnt honest either.

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    Trump said Mexico would pay for it. Full stop.

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