President Trump gained’t name himself a feminist — however solely as a result of he needs everybody to do nicely.
“No, I wouldn’t say I’m a feminist,” Trump stated throughout an interview for Nice Britain’s ITV set to air Sunday. “I imply, I believe that may be, perhaps, going too far. I am for ladies, I am for males, I am for everybody.”
Trump’s critics have referred to as him a misogynist since earlier than he grew to become President, particularly after the notorious “Entry Hollywood” tape revealed him discussing grabbing girls by the genitals in 2005.
A number of girls have additionally accused him of sexual misconduct, and plenty of took to final week’s Ladies’s March as a rebuke to Trump.
However, talking with interviewer Piers Morgan, Trump stated he has “super respect for ladies.”
“You see all the girls I’ve working round me and dealing with me,” Trump stated within the interview, excerpts of which had been launch on the Day by day Mail.
Trump shored up his pro-female stance by arguing girls supported him on the poll field.
“, I gained many classes of girls and the ladies vote within the election, and folks had been shocked to see it,” Trump stated within the interview. “I used to be working towards a girl and I’m profitable all of those classes. And I believe I’d do even higher proper now.”
Most white girls and not using a school diploma — 61% — voted for Trump in 2016, in line with exit polls compiled by the Washington Put up.
Trump, talking with Morgan, argued girls are benefiting from his administration’s insurance policies.
“Ladies have the very best unemployment numbers that they’ve had in 17 years,” he stated in the course of the ITV interview. “And so they’re doing tremendously in enterprise, they’re doing tremendously in so some ways. And persons are beginning to see that.”
Trump — that father of two daughters — stated that carried over to his powerful stance on border safety, a powerful army and regulation enforcement.
However an ABC Information/Washington Put up ballot launched final week discovered simply 29% of feminine voters accredited of the job Trump was doing. And 55% of girls questioned the President’s psychological stability.