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Trump Says US Is Building A Wall In Colorado – A State That Doesn’t Border Mexico

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Trump Says US Is Building A Wall In Colorado – A State That Doesn’t Border Mexico




President Trump revealed on Wednesday that his administration is building a border wall in Colorado despite the fact that the state sits directly on top of New Mexico and not the U.S.-Mexico border.

“You know why we’re going to win New Mexico? Because they want safety on their border. And they didn’t have it,” Trump said during a speech at the Shale Insight conference in Pittsburgh.

“And we’re building a wall on the border of New Mexico,” he continued. “And we’re building a wall in Colorado. We’re building a beautiful wall, a big one that really works that you can’t get over, you can’t get under.”



He added, “And we’re building a wall in Texas. And we’re not building a wall in Kansas, but they get the benefit of the walls we just mentioned. And Louisiana’s incredible.”

There are no reports that his administration is building a wall in the state.

The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment from several news outlets.

Lawmakers and other officials ripped Trump for his comments, with Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) tweeting a photo of a U.S. map with a Sharpie outline along the Colorado border.




Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) tagged New Mexico Sens. Martin Heinrich (D) and Tom Udall (D) in a tweet, saying, “Do one of you want to break it to @realDonaldTrump that Colorado’s border is with New Mexico, not Mexico…or should I?”

George Conway, husband to White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, tweeted that “we can confidently say that Mexico is never going to pay for a wall with Colorado.”





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