President Trump claimed Saturday that if his border wall had been built, the immigrant father and daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande trying to get to the U.S. “would be saved.”
“We can have that number go way down if we stop people from coming up,” Trump said during a press conference at the Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan.
“If we had walls up, and if we had it hard, the father and the beautiful daughter who drowned … if they thought it was hard to get in, they wouldn’t be coming up. So many lives would be saved,” he said.
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