Trump Tells Suburban Women at Michigan Rally He’ll Put Their ‘Husbands Back to Work’
President Donald Trump informed the suburban women attending his Michigan campaign rally that, if he were to be re-elected, he will be sure to put their “husbands back to work.”
During an outdoor campaign event in the Michigan state capitol on Tuesday, Trump revisited his 2016 election victory, where he narrowly won white women and suburban voters by slim majorities. He then reprised his recent campaign rally plea to suburban women, “Will you please like me?” where he has also trafficked in a racist trope to imply an Obama-era low income housing rule would ruin the property values of suburban homeowners and import dangerous outsiders into previously safe neighborhoods.
“Donald Trump did great with women,” he reminded the Michigan rallygoers of the 2016 election results. “Big part of it. That’s going to happen again.”
But poll after poll has found that those suburban voters — and suburban women in particular — are now abandoning the president.
“Because women, suburban or otherwise, they want security, they want security, they want safety. They want law and order,” Trump then claimed. “I love women and I can’t help that they are the greatest. I love that much more than the men. Much more than the men.”
After a mini-rant against Democratic Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a frequent foil of his reopen-quickly coronavirus strategy, he turned back to addressing the women in the audience.
“And you know what else?” Trump asked, before pushing a decades-old nuclear family stereotype. “I’m also getting your husbands — they want to get back to work. We’re getting your husbands back to work. And everybody wants it.”
Watch the video above, via Fox News.
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