Mulvaney: I Don’t Know What Past Presidents Mean When They Say They Weren’t Supporting a Wall

‘George Bush was president in 2006 when they signed a Secure Fence Act which is what we’re using to build the wall’

RUSH EXCERPT:

MULVANEY: “My guess is this boils down to semantic difficulties we had with leader Schumer just yesterday. Mr. Schumer kept saying you don’t have money for a wall now. You don’t have money for a wall now and we’re showing pictures of what we’re building on the border with the money we received last year. It’s a very similar style to what the president wants to build in the future. The steel bollard fence, 30-foot high steel barrier. And our understanding is that that’s not a wall in the law. Right now the law actually limits our use of concrete, for example, on the border. We’re like, that’s fine. That’s completely fine. So I’m not really sure —”
TAPPER: “You don’t know what president it was?”
MULVANEY: “I don’t know what the presidents mean when they say they weren’t supporting a wall. George Bush was president in 2006 when they signed a secure fence act which is what we’re using to build the wall.”

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