Outgoing White House counselor Kellyanne Conway vouched for President Trump’s commitment to empowering women, another in a long line of speeches meant to improve the incumbent’s troubled standing with female voters ahead of the Nov. 3 elections.
“For decades, he has elevated women to senior positions in business and in government. He confides in and consults us, respects our opinions, and insists that we are on equal footing with the men,” Conway said during her speech Wednesday to the Republican National Convention. “President Trump helped me shatter a barrier in the world of politics by empowering me to manage his campaign to its successful conclusion. With the help of millions of Americans, our team defied the critics, the naysayers, the conventional wisdom — and we won.”
“This is the man I know and the president we need,” Conway added. “He picks the toughest fights and tackles the most complex problems. He has stood by me, and he will stand up for you.”
Conway and several other women who validated Trump’s treatment of women during this week’s Republican convention stand in contrast to the several sexual misconduct allegations brought against him. Most of the accusations surfaced after Trump launched his presidential campaign four years ago. Down the stretch of the president’s 2016 run, an old audio tape was unearthed, during which he bragged about being able to grope women, uninvited, because he was a celebrity. (Read more from “Kellyanne Conway Promotes Trump as a Fighter for Female Empowerment” HERE)