Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
Gov. Scott Walker was asked about building a wall on the U.S.-Canada border during an interview on "Meet the Press" that was done on Aug. 29, 2015. (NBC photo)

In Context: What Scott Walker said about a Canada wall

Gov. Scott Walker was ridiculed for comments he made about building a wall along the Canadian border. What exactly did he say?

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Mostly False + Mostly False = Mostly False

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Poll cited is extensive, but more to the story

Limit the time on public assistance for certain recipients

Return budget surpluses to taxpayers

Support a major increase in the enrollment cap in the statewide private school voucher program


Available evidence shows he left on his own, in good standing


Aside from one-year blip, rating has been consistently high

Mostly True

Yes, thanks in part to a predecessor’s program he discontinued


No evidence that vast majority weren't from Wisconsin

Mostly True

Accurately quotes study, but part of methodology questioned