Trump was right about sexual assault on migrants making their way to the US border

NY Times:

‘You Have to Pay With Your Body’: The Hidden Nightmare of Sexual Violence on the Border

Of all the hazards facing migrant women along the southwest border, one of the most ubiquitous and devastating is sexual assault.
It is not particularly hidden.  Trump has been talking about in connection with the crisis on the border that the media has been trying to downplay.  Even a story that confirms Trump's contention does not mention that it is a central part of Trump's call for increased border enforcement.

In a separate story, the Times reveals that other aspects of his statements are also true.

Yes, There Was Duct Tape: The Harrowing Journeys of Migrants Across the Border

Crossing the Border newsletter: There is some truth to the president’s descriptions of the threat of sexual assault and of women who have been duct-taped and bound.
These stories have the look and feel of a "fact check."  Since they confirm what the President has been saying they don't seem to be treated like the ones where his words are challenged.


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