President Trump and his political team plan to make his years-long quest for a border wall one of the primary thrusts of his reelection effort. Faced with the fact that he has yet to build an inch of the concrete or steel wall he promised, he and and his campaign have begun relying on a rhetorical sleight of hand: speaking the wall into existence.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel led the charge, unleashing a stinging, point-by-point takedown of the president's tendency to treat allies as adversaries. Later, former vice president Joe Biden and Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) offered criticisms of their own.
Sanders has occasionally made public statements defending the president against the suggestion that his campaign colluded with Russia.
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