The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Trump says he didn't say Mexico would write US a check for border wall. But he did
As his border wall fight with Democrats continues, President Donald Trump finds himself in the awkward position of having to explain what happened to the idea that Mexico would pay all the costs. Trump tried to dance out of the apparent contradiction on the White House lawn Jan. 10, the 20th day of a partial government shutdown. "When during the campaign I would say ‘Mexico is...
President Trump said Friday he and Democratic leaders are finally making progress on ending the government shutdown, saying they're now "all on the same path" — though he didn't reveal any specifics that gave him confidence. Mr. Trump said he's willing to add more money to harden the border crossings,
Dems refusing to compromise on border security deal to end government shutdown.