Daily Show Finds Old Trump Advice on Conquering Walls

'If there’s a concrete wall in front of you, go through it ... go over it,' he told grads in 2004
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 10, 2019 7:22 AM CST

The White House probably won't be happy with an old clip of Donald Trump unearthed by Trevor Noah's Daily Show, one that shows him giving inspirational advice about conquering walls. The 2004 video clip (watch it here) shows Trump giving a commencement address at Staten Island's Wagner College, notes Slate. Trump implores graduates to "never, ever give up," then talks about a metaphorical wall. "If there’s a concrete wall in front of you, go through it. Go over it. Go around it. But get to the other side of that wall." (Trump, more bullish on walls these days, visits the US-Mexico border on Thursday.)

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