Trump Repeats Conspiracy Theories About Illegal Voters & Mexican Rapists

HeadlineApr 06, 2018

During an address in West Virginia on Thursday, President Trump threw his prepared speech into the crowd and then made a series of false claims. Speaking about the 2016 election, Trump repeated his unsubstantiated claim that millions of people illegally voted.

President Donald Trump: “In many places, like California, the same person votes many times. You’ve probably heard about that. They always like to say, 'Oh, that's a conspiracy theory.’ Not a conspiracy theory, folks. Millions and millions of people.”

Trump also repeated his claim that Mexico sends rapists to the United States, which he often talked about on the campaign trail.

President Donald Trump: “Remember my opening remarks at Trump Tower when I opened. Everybody said, 'Oh, he was so tough.' And I used the word 'rape.' And yesterday it came out where this journey coming up, women are raped at levels that nobody has ever seen before. They don’t want to mention that.”

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