President Donald Trump falsely claimed that he never said Mexico would pay for the wall, despite numerous video clips of himself and his 2016 campaign site claiming Mexico would pay for the wall:
When during the campaign I would say Mexico is going to pay for it, obviously I never said this, and I never meant they’re going to write out a check. I said they’re going to pay for it. They are.
Trump’s 2016 campaign website said Mexico would make a “one-off” payment of “$5-$10 billion, notes The Independent:
(Source: The Independent)