Trump Defends His Woman’s Card Attack Against Clinton: ‘I’m My Own Strategist’

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May 1, 2016 10:31 a.m.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump defended his woman’s card attack Sunday against Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton, saying that he was his own strategist when it came to using the line.

Fox News host Chris Wallace shared with Trump a poll that showed 75 percent of women thought he was unfavorable. Wallace continued, and noted that Trump said Clinton was playing the “woman’s card” in her campaign.

“Now, I have to tell you strategists in both parties say if you consciously went about it, if you specifically planned you couldn’t have said anything that would drive your numbers among women even lower,” Wallace said.

“Really? OK,” Trump replied. “Well, I’m my own strategist and I like that — what I said and it’s true. I only tell the truth and that’s why people voted for me.”

Earlier in the interview, Wallace shared with Trump a poll that showed 81 percent of Hispanic voters had an unfavorable view toward him.

“I don’t have to tell you, you cannot win in November with those numbers,” Wallace told The Donald.

Trump responded and said that the numbers would go “way up once I start going.”

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