WASHINGTON | Trump refers to many walls as he fights for border money
WASHINGTON—Jan 03, 2019—Everywhere President Donald Trump looks, he sees a wall.
As he lobbies for money for his long-promised border wall, Trump keeps talking up other barricades. He’s pointing to walls in Israel, at the Vatican, even at former President Barack Obama’s house — though fact checkers have pushed back on the accuracy of some of his claims.
With bricks and mortar on his mind, Trump declared at a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, “Walls work.”
He added: “There’s a reason why politicians and wealthy people build walls around their houses and their compounds.