Donald Trump Insists Mexico Will Still Pay For A Border Wall, But U.S. Will Start Building It First

President-elect Donald Trump insisted on Wednesday that he will quickly begin building a wall ― not just a fence ― on the southern U.S. border, and that Mexico will pay for it.

Eventually, at least.

In his first press conference since the election, Trump acknowledged that the U.S. government will actually foot the bill. But he claimed that Mexico will pay the U.S. back, and predicted he would “probably” negotiate a deal with Mexico within a year and a half.

“We’re going to build a wall,” Trump said. “I could wait about...
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