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Border Wall: Fact-Checking Trump



    Despite Criticism Trump Says Border Wall Will Pay for Itself

    President Donald Trump tweeted a study that says the proposed $18 billion border wall between the United States and Mexico will pay for itself. Others have refuted that report. (Published Tuesday, March 13, 2018)

    The NBC4 I-team checked various non partisan groups, government agencies and others to get a sense of how the border wall would work. And if it would fulfill the President's promises.

    President Donald Trump says a wall along the United States-Mexico border will stop illegal drugs from coming into the U.S. The Drug Enforcement Administration found in its own study, one of the main ways illegal drugs get across the border is by smugglers, driving them through
    U.S. ports of entry.

    Dealers are using tunnels, drones and, where there is a wall, catapults.

    Fact Check Border Wall

    [LA] Fact Check Border Wall

    The NBC4 I-Team checks claims made by President Donald Trump about the border wall. Lolita Lopez reports for the NBC4 News on Tuesday March 13, 2018.

    (Published Tuesday, March 13, 2018)