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Trump Duct Tape Stories Perplex Human Trafficking Experts

President Donald Trump has a new favorite anecdote, one that fixates on tape.

Specifically, in public remarks at the White House, border and farming conventions, the president has been talking about tape on the mouths of migrant women.

“Women are tied up, they’re bound, duct tape put around their faces, around their mouths, in many cases they can’t even breathe,” he said Friday in the Rose Garden while discussing a deal to temporarily end the partial government shutdown. “They’re put in the backs of cars or vans or trucks.”

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