Republicans are idiots, Part 1: the Wall I present example 1 of how devoid of logic #45 Republicans are. 1. If Mexico is paying for the wall, why is #45 asking for $5 BILLION for the wall? 2. WH not only obviously lies, but they lie really, really badly. SH-S press conference said the "new NAFTA" (USMCA) is generating revenue for the wall. Its not (not even a tiny fraction!). And besides, any revenue from the deal still has to have Congressional approval for spending.