Does The USMCA Trade Pact Obligate Mexico To Pay For The President’s Border Wall?

Our weekly check-in with the Texas Truth-O-Meter.

By Alexandra HartJanuary 9, 2019 11:49 am,

When he ran for president, Donal Trump pledged that he would build a border wall, and that Mexico would pay for it; Mexican officials said their country wouldn’t pay. But the president continues to stand by his campaign assertion, at least on Twitter, claiming that the trade deal his administration negotiated with Mexico and Canada, the USMCA, is how that will happen.

Is that a fact? Gardner Selby of the PolitiFact Texas fact-checking team has the answer.

Hear how President Trump’s claim scored in the player above.

Written by Shelly Brisbin.