President Trump speaks at women’s empowerment panel: Melania’s “poll numbers went through the roof last week” https://t.co/Vvqw5Xqjdy
— CNN (@CNN) March 29, 2017
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.”
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.
“Have you heard of Susan B. Anthony?” President Trump jokes to women’s panel https://t.co/7G51nHHuO6
— NBC News (@NBCNews) March 29, 2017
You can watch both clips above, via CNN and NBC.
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