Trump’s big beautiful border wall: A history | With Chris Cillizza

President Donald Trump’s vow to build a wall on the southern US border started in 2015 when he was still a presidential candidate. But the popular campaign promise has led to more questions than concrete answers.

SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:

Trump claims ‘obviously’ Mexico isn’t going to write a check for a border wall https://cnn.it/2sjG53C

Trump’s new trade deal still won’t pay for his wall https://cnn.it/2FzKSWs

Trump has boxed himself in on the shutdown with nowhere to go
https://cnn.it/2ClOJ6v

This is the week Washington gave up completely
https://cnn.it/2CmLWK5

Mexico will pay for border wall and ‘enjoy it’, says Trump video
https://bit.ly/2A6znlW

2016 Election polls https://cnn.it/2xNv7GV

Trump tells Wisconsin: Victory was a surprise https://politi.co/2FtCKb2

Trump’s evolving words on the wall https://nyti.ms/2MTvBAx

Border fence replacement hailed by Trump is completed in Calexico https://lat.ms/2CpAiOu

The Pentagon extends US troops mission at the southern border for 9 more months https://bit.ly/2ClUssW

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