Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Claims CBP Officers Told Women To Drink Out Of Toilets In Detention Facility

Published on 07/02/2019 | by Waterline Admin

Freshman Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claimed Customs and Border Protection officers ordered women to drink water out of toilets at a migrant detention center along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Ocasio-Cortez joined more than a dozen House members in a visit to detention centers in Texas on Monday. The trip was organized by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus following news reports of inhumane living conditions at some facilities.

After leaving the first detention center, Ocasio-Cortez tweeted that she could “see why CBP officers were being so physically & sexually threatening towards me.” Hours before her visit, ProPublica reported that a secret Facebook group for current and former Border Patrol agents posted a vulgar drawing showing her engaged in oral sex with a detained migrant. In the group, agents also discussed making a GoFundMe page for officers to harm the freshman representative.

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