WATCH: Donald Trump Tells Supporters Chanting ‘Build That Wall’: ‘You Really Mean Finish That Wall Because We’ve Built A Lot of It’


A pillar of President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign was erecting a wall at the southern border as a means to curtail illegal immigration. As Trump vilified immigrants throughout his campaign, supporters at his rallies began to bellow one succinct phrase: “Build that wall.”

Flash forward to the now-President’s rally in El Paso, Texas last night, and his supporters were invoking those three words again, possibly with less patience than in 2016. As they chanted, the President stopped to correct them, informing them of a new slogan.

Watch below:

The President stopped the chants of “build that wall” to say:

“Now, you really mean ‘finish that wall,’ cause we’ve built a lot of it.”

Despite the inaccuracy, it looks like this slogan will play a big part in the President’s messaging.

But is it true? The answer won’t surprise you.

In 2017, the first year of his Presidency, Trump was allocated approximately $1.6 billion for border security, however the funding was designated to fortify existing fencing, not to expand the wall as Trump has constantly implied.

Yamiche Alcindor of PBS News called out Trump earlier in the day for making a similar claim.

People are calling him out.

His supporters attending the rally, however, didn’t seem to care.

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