Donald Trump isn’t the only person claiming Hillary Clinton is playing the woman card. Trump’s golfing and texting buddy — former speaker of the house John Boehner — also made the same comment of the former secretary of state when he was speaking at Stanford University last week.
And the two aren’t alone in leveling the accusation Clinton will use the gender card throughout the rest of the presidential election.
Trump supporter and former Apprentice contestant Omarosa Manigault went On the Record with Greta Van Susteren Thursday to give her opinion on the sexist card Clinton might continue to play with respect to her opponent.
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“I think it’s very difficult for any man to run against a woman in this election. Anything that he says, Donald says, about her policy position, ethic[al] issues, people are going to scream that he’s attacking her because she’s a woman. The good news is that the voters could care less about gender. They care more about policy and that’s what’s important,” Manigault told Van Susteren.
Manigault warned Trump will treat Clinton just like he would treat anyone on the political football field.
“You can expect that Donald Trump is going to treat her the way she wants to be treated. She wants equality,” Manigault said. “In this race, she’s going to get equality. The same way he goes after Cruz, the same way he goes after Kasich or any of the former candidates, he’s going to go after her just as aggressively.”
Manigault, who once worked for the Clintons, reminded viewers the Clintons accused Barack Obama with accusations of sexism during the 2008 campaign. Citing Trump’s drive to win, the former reality show contestant said, “Donald doesn’t care about what your gender is … he wants to win. And you cannot whine and complain when the stakes are this high.”
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