‘It Doesn’t Matter’: Trump Supporter Goes Off on CNN Hosts When Asked if Mexico Will Pay For Wall
During an absolutely bonkers segment today on CNN, a Trump supporter began yelling and shouting at the hosts when asked about President Donald Trump’s promise to make Mexico pay for a border wall.
With Trump preparing to sign executive orders related to the wall, how the wall will be paid for has become a relevant question. Following a conversation with Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) regarding the border wall, who criticized the costs that would be related to the wall, CNN hosts John Berman and Kate Bolduan brought on Latinas for Trump founder Ileana Garcia for a panel discussion.
Off the bat, Garcia ridiculed Castro for calling the wall “symbolic,” saying that the wall would be for protection and stopping human trafficking and the drug trade. After CNN analyst Juliette Kayyem weighed in on the drawbacks of a wall and how Trump’s promise the make Mexico pay for it is “more bark than bite,” Garcia jumped back in the fray.
With it being pointed out to her that Mexico paying for the wall can’t be part of an executive order, Garcia was asked about Trump’s campaign promise, and she went off.
“I think that you guys are making too big a deal about who is going to pay for it,” she responded. When pressed again on it, with Berman saying Trump was the one who made a big deal of it, Garcia shot back.
“That’s why he won,” Garcia exclaimed. “That’s exactly why he won!” When Bolduan jumped in to say Berman was just asking about the payment method, Garcia got even more agitated.
“It’s going to be happen whether you like it or not,” she shouted. “You guys can sit here all day and discuss it, it’s going to happen. How it’s going to happen, I don’t know who’s going to pay for it, it doesn’t matter.”
Garcia then began talking about how Americans had been paying for sterilizations and abortions in other countries to make her point about how it doesn’t matter who pays for the wall, leading Berman to move back to Kayyem.
“Oh, you don’t want to talk about that,” Garcia snarked.
Watch the whole crazy exchange above, via CNN.
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