It’s true, he did tweet just last month that he disapproved. Although that followed news that the small section of wall funded by Steve Bannon’s group had been built in a half-assed way, too close to the river. The soil around its foundation was already starting to erode. Understandably, Trump didn’t want that pinned on him.
I disagreed with doing this very small (tiny) section of wall, in a tricky area, by a private group which raised money by ads. It was only done to make me look bad, and perhsps it now doesn’t even work. Should have been built like rest of Wall, 500 plus miles. https://t.co/L8RUPCAhqc
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 12, 2020
He was asked about it again today after news broke that Bannon and others are facing prison for allegedly using the group as a slush fund. Never liked the idea, said POTUS: