Trump Lied About New Border Wall Under Construction

President Donald Trump inspects border wall prototypes in San Diego, California on March 13, | Photo credit MANDEL NGAN

President Donald Trump hailed the start of his long-sought U.S.-Mexico border wall this past week, proudly tweeting photos of the “WALL!” Actually, no new work got underway. The photos showed the continuation of an old project to replace 2 miles of existing barrier.

And on Saturday, he ripped Amazon with a shaky claim that its contract with the post office is a “scam.”

Trump and his officials departed from reality on a variety of subjects in recent days: the census, Amazon’s practices and the makeup of the Supreme Court among them.

Here’s a look at some statements and their veracity from NBC CT.

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