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Fact-Checking Donald Trump's Immigration Speech in Arizona

Trump's speech Wednesday followed a meeting with the president of Mexico

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    Fact-Checking Donald Trump's Immigration Speech in Arizona
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    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally on August 31, 2016, in Phoenix. Trump detailed a multi-point immigration policy during his speech.

    In a speech focusing on immigration Wednesday in Arizona, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump lambasted the media for not reporting "the facts" he felt were relevant to the national conversation on immigration.

    But many of Trump's own facts were misleading and inaccurate, obscuring truth in a debate both parties agree is necessary.

    NBC News took a look at what Trump said about legal and illegal immigration.

    WHAT TRUMP SAID: "Mexico will pay for the wall."

    Clerk Pulls Out Machete on Would-Be Robber

    [NATL] Clerk Pulls Out Machete on Would-Be Robber

    A would-be robber armed with a knife had a surprise in store when an Alabama store clerk pulled out a machete in defense. The two's brief knife fight was caught on camera before the clerk runs out to damage the robber's car.

    According to police, suspect Seth Holcomb walked up to the counter to make a purchase. He leaves the store and then comes back in as if to make a second purchase. Then, he pulled out a knife at the counter. What he didn't expect was that the clerk would pull out a machete of his own.

    (Published Wednesday, March 20, 2019)

    THE FACTS: Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has said he reiterated to Trump that his nation would not pay for the wall.