Donald Trump Claimed "Catch & Release" Policies Under Obama "Basically Created No Border"

Type: Outright LiesApr 03 2018 Severity:
Targeted: Barack ObamaAbout: Mexico & U.S. Customs & Border
Donald Trump attacked former President Obama and falsely accused him of doing things that make it so there is no border. Trump made the false accusation while trying to drum up support for his long stalled border wall. Trump's statement was fact-checked by numerous outlets and unanimously determined to be patently false.

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Quote | The patently false accusation was one of endless lies about Obama's immigration policies.

“President Obama made changes that basically created no border. It’s called catch and release. And we can’t do anything about it because the laws that were created by Democrats are so pathetic and so weak.”

Targeted by Trump