AP FACT CHECK: No way to gauge Trump's border wall promises
SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump visited prototypes of his planned wall along the Mexican border and promised a huge payoff for U.S. taxpayers if Congress approves funding for construction. But he hasn't shown how.
Here's a look at some of his remarks Tuesday in San Diego and how they compare with the facts:
TRUMP: "It will save thousands and thousands of lives, save taxpayers hundreds of billions of dollars by reducing crime, drug flow, welfare fraud and burdens on schools and hospitals. The wall will save hundreds of billions of dollars — many, many times what it is going... read more