Trump: I’m The One Who ‘Really Broke The Glass Ceiling’ In My Industry

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in New York, Tuesday, May 31, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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Donald Trump patted himself on the back for the help he had provided to his female employees during a Monday night appearance on Fox News’ “O’Reilly Factor,” calling himself “the one that really broke the glass ceiling.”

“I have great respect for women,” Trump said. “I was the one that really broke the glass ceiling on behalf of women more than anybody in the construction industry. And my relationship, I think, is going to end up being very good with women.”

The billionaire real estate mogul has faced a steady stream of criticism on the campaign trail for his offensive comments about women, including his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton.

On Monday, he repeated his litany of critiques against Clinton including that she is “not honest,” unable to “secure” the country, and unprepared to sit in the Oval office.

“I don’t think even think she is capable,” Trump told O’Reilly. “Look at her decisions.”

The Associated Press reported late Monday night that Clinton secured the number of delegates needed to win the Democratic party’s nomination, making her the first female candidate to lead a major party ticket.

Trump also batted down O’Reilly’s question about a recent Boston Globe report that said Trump paid his female campaign staffers a third less than their male counterparts.

“I have some women making a lot of money and making more money than men in comparable positions,” Trump insisted, saying he pays “based on talent.”

“I just checked with my people on the election stuff, and they tell me that that’s wrong,” he went on. “There are different jobs and different categories and everything else. But, when you end it all out, it’s essentially the same.”

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  1. Avatar for cmj cmj says:
  2. I’m sure that as long as the women are subservient to him, and never question his genius, he’s willing to employ them. Oh, and hot, too.

  3. And then there’s this.
    Donald, the google is not your friend. Best shut down the Internets. They are more biased than a Mexican heritage judge

    Report: Trump campaign pays female staff much less
    In data from the Federal Election Commission, the report found that female staffers earned an average of approximately $4,500. The men took home $6,100 – about 35 percent more than their female counterparts. Female workers made up just 28 percent of Trump’s total staff, and of the top 15 highest-paid employees that month, just two were women.

    Every day is another OOPS moment

  4. You sure as hell broke something at Politifact, Donzy. You’ve kept their factcheck meter needle buried at “Pants on Fire” for so long, it’s smoked its bearings. If “Pants on Fire” were a real thing, you would have immolated long ago.

  5. Finally! Someone’s standing up for all those trail breaking men who gave chicks permission to fail upwards!

    Wait, what?!?

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