May 1, 2016

GOP frontrunner Donald Trump doubled down on his accusation that Hillary Clinton is "playing the women's card" on this weekend's Fox News Sunday. Trump defended his sexist remarks about Clinton and told host Chris Wallace that he is the one that came up with this line of attack, which, as Wallace pointed out, is backfiring on him badly.

Trump doesn't need any stinking campaign strategists. The women are going to love him eventually. You just wait!

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

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."

Can you help us out?

For 17 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.


New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. When registering you will also be presented with the option to tie all your old Disqus comments to your new Insticator account. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.