Read his own words. Source: White House transcript of remarks aboard Air Force One.
Border wall could be solar. Must be transparent because of danger from bags of drugs being thrown over. 700 to 900 miles would be enough because of natural barriers and some areas so remote that no one crosses there.
Only learnt of Trump jr meeting Russians days ago.
Has good relationship with all 19 others of G20.
But healthcare is tough.
If Hillary had got in, energy prices would be double.
Says Dakota Access Pipeline goes to Pacific [actually goes to Illinois en route to Texas].
His base is substantially stronger than it was in November, and this Russia stuff is making him stronger because his supporters feel it’s an unfair witchhunt.
Excerpts follow. I give complete paragraphs to avoid risk of quote mining (disclosure; I am not a Trump supporter). For his account of his discussion with Putin, which I found completely impenetrable, see link to transcript.
On the border wall:
Q You were joking about solar, right?
THE PRESIDENT: No, not joking, no. Read the rest of this entry