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Trump tweets misleading photos suggesting border wall under way

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Images show fence replacement work undertaken before Congress refused to fully fund wall’s construction

Donald Trump has tweeted pictures of cranes replacing barrier fence along the Mexican border, suggesting his proposed 2,000-mile “wall” was under way.

But the pictures in fact show local work on only a two-mile stretch of barrier undertaken last month – before Congress refused to fully fund Trump’s wall in a budget deal he signed recently.

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Source: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/mar/28/trump-border-wall-construction-photo-tweet