Trump Jokes About Melania’s Poll Numbers: ‘She Has to Give Us the Secret’

President Trump spoke at a women’s empowerment panel at the White House this afternoon and had a lot to say about the “incredible women leaders” in his administration.

At the top he took a moment to single out First Lady Melania Trump, saying she is “a very highly accomplished woman and really an inspiration to so many.”

He brought up how “her poll numbers went through the roof last week” and joked, “She has to give us the secret.”

A poll taken earlier this month shows a majority of people have a positive opinion of the First Lady, while Trump’s approval rating in Gallup this week is at 36 percent.

Trump’s remarks today also got attention for asking the women in the room if they’ve heard of Susan B. Anthony. The context of the clip shows he was joking.

You can watch both clips above, via CNN and NBC.

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