Mercedes Schlapp

Trump Admin Says Taxpayers Will Fund Border Wall

"But taxpayers pay for it," responded CNN's Jim Sciutto, to which White House Strategic Communications Director Mercedes Schlapp agreed. "You know what else taxpayers are paying for? The financial burden of this illegal immigration."

Who Is Mercedes Schlapp?

The White House strategic communications director said "you can put this on the record … I stand with Kelly Sadler," in response to the aide's seemingly inappropriate comment about Senator John McCain.