Trump: At Border, ‘Women Are Being Raped At Levels We’ve Never Seen Before’

on March 23, 2018 in Washington, DC.
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 23: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the press about the $1.3 trillion spending bill passed by Congress early Friday, in the Diplomatic Room of the White House on March 23, 2018 in Washin... WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 23: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the press about the $1.3 trillion spending bill passed by Congress early Friday, in the Diplomatic Room of the White House on March 23, 2018 in Washington, DC. After threatening to veto the legislation earlier today, President Trump announced he had signed the bill, avoiding a government shutdown. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) MORE LESS

President Donald Trump veered sharply off topic at a West Virginia roundtable on tax reform Thursday, instead painting a gruesome picture of conditions at the border.

“Women are being raped at levels we’ve never seen before,” he told the crowd.

That statement was followed by his standard immigration talking points about “weak laws,” “catch and release” policies, and sanctuary cities.

Watch a part of the roundtable below:

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