Pinned down by the press outside the White House, Donald Trump reached new depths in the category of laying about things that he said over and over, not just on camera, but in front of thousands of people.
Trump, now: When during the campaign, I would say Mexico was going to pay for it … Obviously, I never said this, and I never meant they’re going to write out a check.
So all those chants of “Who’s going to pay for it? Mexico!” really meant that Americans would pay for it? Obviously.
Though, all the way back in the lost golden age of 2016, things did seem a bit different.
Trump, then: It’s an easy decision for Mexico. Make a one time payment of $5 — 10 billion dollars to ensure that $24 billion continues to flow into their country year after year. There are several ways to compel Mexico to pay for it …
And now, for your entertainment: