- Colorado's governor mocked Trump for his comment that he would build his US-Mexican border wall in the state.
- Jared Polis pointed out that Colorado is not bordering Mexico and said, "Good thing Colorado now offers everything for free Daycare so our kids can learn geography."
- Other politicians also ridiculed Trump. Colorado's former governor John Hickenlooper pointed out that Colorado has a common border with New Mexico and not with Mexico.
- Trump said he "jokingly" mentioned a border wall in Colorado and he talked about people in Colorado Colorado: "Take Advantage of the Border Wall!"
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Colorado's governor mocked President Donald Trump because he said he was building the US Mexico Wall in the state and suggested he need it. "Basic geography lesson" like a kindergarten.
Trump said in a speech in Pittsburgh Wednesday, "We're building a wall in Colorado."
"And we're building a wall on the border with New Mexico, and we're building a wall in Colorado A big wall that really works ̵
Jared Polis, Colorado's Democratic governor pointed out on Facebook that Colorado is not on the US border with Mexico.
"Well, that's embarrassing … Colorado is not bordering on Mexico," he wrote.
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"Good thing Colorado now offers a free full-time kindergarten so our kids can learn basic geography."
Other politicians, including former Colorado Gov John Hickenlooper, also mocked Trump's testimony.
Hickenlooper put the Senators of New Mexico, Martin Heinrich and Tom Udall, in a tweet, pointing out that Colorado has a common border with the state of New Mexico – and not with Mexico.
-John Hickenlooper October 23, 2019
On Thursday morning, Trump tweeted that he had jokingly mentioned a border wall in Colorado and that he was referring to "people in the crowded auditorium from Colorado and Kansas, who took advantage of the border wall! "
-Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 24, 2019
A border wall between the US and Mexico was an important campaign promise by Trump ahead of his election in 2016.
Read more: Trump has reportedly proposed shooting migrants in the legs and filling a moat with water Snakes or alligators fortifying the boundary wall
Trump has repeatedly claimed construction is under way ,
Since his inauguration no new sections of the border wall were built. Instead, existing barriers were replaced and repaired.
Trump saw roadblocks of Democrats resisting the Wall and of individuals who own the land on which he wants to build.
Some states have sued Trump for his efforts to build the Wall, including a coalition of 16 states that oppose his efforts to build the wall without Congress approval. Instead, Trump takes money from other projects, including military projects.