Donald Trump Announces Plans To Build Mexico Border Wall

President Donald Trump signed an executive order to start the Mexico border wall project

"I think he has to say that", Trump replied, vowing that future negotiations with Mexico would ensure payment from the country.

Syracuse native David Muir scored the first one-on-one interview with President Donald Trump, using the time to discuss the most pressing subjects regarding his first week in office.

Just weeks after the election, Trump claimed "serious" voter fraud occurred in three states and maintained he would have "won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally".

Muir asks the President about building a wall between the US and Mexico.

TRUMP: We're going to launch an investigation to find out.

White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks to reporters on Air Force One on Thursday
White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks to reporters on Air Force One on Thursday

Are you going to direct USA funds to pay for this wall - will American taxpayers pay for the wall? It will be in a form, perhaps a complicated form, and have you to understand, what I'm doing is good for the United States.

Muir then engaged in a substantial back-and-forth, questioning Trump's rationale and basis for pursuing such an investigation. And we will be in a form reimbursed by Mexico. Trump was also asked when construction on the wall might begin. "We want to have a very stable, very solid Mexico".

ABC News actually grabbed the image straight from a September 2016 article in The New Yorker, who created it to imagine how Trump's first term would pan out.

President Trump answers, "I would say in months, yeah, I would say in months - certainly planning is starting immediately".

The full interview airs tonight on ABC News at 10:00 p.m. EST.



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