referring to a U.S. Border Patrol agent is seen through the border fence between the United States and Mexico as photographed from Tijuana, Mexico February 11, 2017.
Trump made his comments in two Twitter posts but did not say how he would bring down the cost of the wall.
A border wall to stem illegal immigration was one of Trump’s main campaign promises.
REUTERS/Jorge DuenesWASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald trump pushed back early on Saturday on assertions that the wall he wants built on the U.S. border with Mexico would cost more than anticipated and said he would reduce the price.
He has vowed to make Mexico reimburse the United States for its cost but Mexico has repeatedly said it will not do so.
Trump pledges to personally bring border wall price tag ‘WAY DOWN!’
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REUTERS/Carlos Barria Activists gather outside the White House to protest President Donald Trump’s executive actions on immigration in Washington January 29, 2017.
President trump signed the controversial executive order that halted refugees and residents from predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States.
British Prime Minister Theresa May is on a two-day visit to the United States and will be the first world leader to meet with President Donald Trump.
Before you go, we thought you’d like these…President Donald trump said on Saturday that while he’s not currently “involved in the design or negotiations” of the proposed wall on the Mexican-American border, once he jumps in he will personally bring the cost “WAY DOWN!”
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US-Mexican relations have plunged since Trump‘s pronouncements on the border wall, prompting Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto to cancel a scheduled meeting with the new US leader.
“I am reading that the great border WALL will cost more than the government originally thought, but I have not gotten involved in the design or negotiations yet” trump posted in a series of tweets.
The issue has infuriated Mexico, whose president has vowed his country will not pay for a wall, which trump insists the country will fund.
“When I do, just like with the F-35 FighterJet or the Air Force One Program, price will come WAY DOWN!”
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