Donald Trump Falsely Said Mexico Was Rated the Most Dangerous Country in the World

Type: Outright LiesJan 18 2018 Severity:
Targeted: Undocumented ImmigrantsAbout: Mexico
Donald Trump, in trying to justify why the United States needs to spend billions of dollars on a border wall along the US-Mexico border, falsely claimed that Mexico was rated the most dangerous country in the world. The most dangerous country in the world is actually Syria, followed by Afghanistan, Iraq, South Sudan, and Yemen. Mexico ranks 22nd, behind Israel, Russia, and many other countries.

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