No. To LIE would be to know one thing and say something entirely different. He didn’t KNOW it would be politically difficult to get them to pay. Impossible, really, for any Mexican president to accede to and remain in office. It was discussions with the President of Mexico that made that clear, so on to Plan B
It’s quite amazing the lengths you will go to try to argue over something so trivial, at this point. It’s a dead pony.
AGAIN, we who want the wall DO NOT CARE who pays for it - certainly not at that low cost.
Ater all, it’s not like he was promising something like “shovel-ready jobs” that would waste 100s of billions of dollars, for instance.
We want it BUILT, regardless of who pays for it. That is the only important thing.