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Not even Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is buying President Trump's promise that Mexico will pay for his proposed border wall. When asked during a Politico Playbook event Thursday whether he thought Mexico would actually foot the bill, McConnell cut to the chase. "Uh, no," he said before laughing.
McConnell's other answers weren't quite so blunt, but still suggested the Republican leader is having some doubts about the president's estimated $14 billion plan to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. "I'm in favor of border security," McConnell said, when asked if he thought construction on the wall would actually begin this year as Trump has promised. "There are some places along the border where that's probably not the best way to secure the border."
Watch a doubtful McConnell answer questions about the border wall below. Becca Stanek