Trump uses months-old construction footage to claim his wall is being built ‘RIGHT NOW’

President Donald Trump badly wants Americans to believe that he’s already building his beloved border wall, but he’s not exactly helping his case with the “facts” he’s using.

Earlier this week, Trump posted video on Twitter which he claimed was evidence of construction of the wall on the U.S.-Mexico border:

Problem is, those tweets are gigantic lies, HuffPost reports:

“The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, whose logo appears in the bottom corner of the video Trump shared, actually produced the clip in September 2018, a spokesperson told veterans news website Task & Purpose. It shows ‘a replacement project’ for a section of a barrier that was in place before Trump assumed office.”

Brian Williams even did a fact-check of Trump’s specious claim on his show Thursday evening, determining that as with most things, the president is just making things up as he goes along:

Even a local TV station in Albuquerque got into the act, calling Trump out for his BS, along with the Corps of Engineers:

Twitter soon joined the fray and ripped Trump apart with mockery:

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