As the border wall saga in the White House continues, President Trump confused people when he cited San Antonio, Texas as an example of a city where a border wall functioned despite the fact that there was never a wall.
While commenting on the continuing partial government shutdown, the US president said on Saturday:
Everybody knows that walls work.
You look at different places they put up a wall, no problem.
Look at San Antonio. You look at so many different places.
They go from one of the most unsafe cities in the county to one of the safest cities, immediately, immediately.
Trump cites San Antonio as an example of a city where a border wall has worked. It’s located 150 miles north of Mex… https://t.co/ZPpGObmpmC
While the city's mayor Ron Nirnberg confirmed that San Antonio is one of the safest cities in the country, with a crime rate that is at a 30-year low, he made no comment about Trump's claims and the the city’s wall. Probably because there isn’t one.