Bob Menendez Likens Trump’s Border Wall to the Berlin Wall

‘That wall was constructed by communist East Germany’

MENENDEZ: "Let me turn to Mexico. A little different part of the world than we've been discussing. Some of us care about the Western Hemisphere. Last week, the President-elect tweeted that any money spent on building the great wall will be paid by Mexico. Mr. Tillerson, building a wall on the southern border and having Mexico pay for it has been a hallmark chant at Trump rallies. Now the President-elect says the American people will pay for it and the Mexicans will reimburse us. I also want to point out that the last time a country tried to wall itself completely from its neighbor was in Berlin in 1961. And that wall was constructed by communist East Germany. " 

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