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Sunday, May 19, 2024
Gov & Politics

Katie Britt defends using sex trafficking story, victim speaks out

Senator Katie Britt took a real story about human trafficking and implied it happened during President Joe Biden’s term instead of President George W. Bush.

“Senator Katie Britt (R-AL) has come under fire for using a decades-old story from a sex trafficking survivor in her State of the Union response to attack President Joe Biden’s border policies.

In an interview on Fox News Sunday, anchor Shannon Bream confronted the Alabama Senator about the story — in which she said the following:

“We know that President Biden didn’t just create this border crisis. He invited it with 94 executive actions in his first 100 days. When I took office, I took a different approach. I traveled to the Del Rio sector of Texas. That’s where I spoke to a woman who shared her story with me. She had been sex trafficked by the cartels starting at the age of 12. She told me not just that she was raped every day, but how many times a day she was raped. The cartels put her on a mattress in a shoe box of a room, and they sent men through that door over and over again for hours and hours on end. We wouldn’t be okay with this happening in a Third World country. This is the United States of America, and it is past time, in my opinion, that we start acting like it. President Biden’s border policies are a disgrace.””

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