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

on March 23, 2018 in Washington, DC.
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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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