When Donald Trump promised to build a wall along the border with Mexico, he apparently meant “New Mexico.”
On Wednesday, the president spoke at the Shale Insight Conference in Pittsburgh, where he made a bizarre comment about how his administration is building a wall in Colorado.
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As you might expect, many Twitter users had a field day tearing down Trump’s “wall in Colorado” comment.
The geography department at Trump University was severely underfunded.
— Trumpy Trumpy (parody) (@outofcontroljb) October 23, 2019
They’re building a wall around Colorado because straight lines are a lot easier. Wyoming was also a finalist.
— As the father of a son (@BobbyBigWheel) October 23, 2019
Donald Trump, separating children from families fleeing oppression and violence in Wyoming since 2019.
— Emigrant/Immigrant (@POCuts) October 23, 2019
At least one Twitter user was willing to speculate about Trump’s reasoning, based on his past remarks.