After leaked transcripts revealed that President Donald Trump begged Mexican President Peña Nieto to stop saying that Mexico won't pay for Trump's border wall, Twitter exploded in mockery and disgust.
Users blasted Trump's followers for their uncritical acceptance of everything Trump says while others suggested this is just the White House's pattern -- to float extravagant lies, get caught and then re-spin the facts to attack the media or "leakers."
Check them out, below:
@RawStory Only brainwashed Trumpsters ever believed that Mexico would pay for the wall.— Lou (@Lou)1501767686.0
@thehill And Mexican President Nieto response is "as soon as you stop saying Mexico will pay for the wall I'll stop saying I won't"— Bionca-Lori (@Bionca-Lori)1501768052.0
Y'all's president is out here literally begging the President of Mexico to stop telling the media they won't pay for the wall wow— 🌙 (@🌙)1501768315.0
Of course it is. Anyone thinking Mexico would pay for this redundant wall lacks even the rudimentary ability to thi… https://t.co/Yg74BChAVb— Alex Moore (@Alex Moore)1501768542.0
So here you go, Trump voters: He says the Wall is unimportant, he knows Mexico won't pay, but he demanded they help… https://t.co/cD0d2RGYo4— Christopher Keelty 🏳️🌈 (@Christopher Keelty 🏳️🌈)1501768528.0
Everyone knew the "Mexico will pay for the wall" line was a lie. I think maybe even the people chanting it at rallies knew, but didn't care.— Russell Saylor (@Russell Saylor)1501767960.0
Well, maybe you should stop saying that Mexico will pay for the wall, you asshat. https://t.co/o3lwoNGp05— T M (@T M)1501768163.0