AP FACT CHECK: Do ex-presidents back Trump wall? They say no

Staff Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s recent claim that his predecessors endorsed his idea of a wall at the Mexican border got no support from the ex-presidents’ club.
Trump stated in a Rose Garden news conference Friday: “This should have been done by all of the presidents that preceded me. And they all know it. Some of them have told me that we should have done it.”
THE FACTS: The four living ex-presidents do not back him up on this claim.
—”I have not discussed the border wall with President Trump, and do not support him on the issue,” said Jimmy Carter.
—”The answer is no,” said Angel Urena, speaking for Bill Clinton. “In fact, they’ve not talked since the inauguration.”
—George W. Bush has not discussed the wall with Trump, said spokesman Freddy Ford...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.

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