Many American mothers have thrown their assist behind President Trump — some publicly — and have skilled the challenges that include that.
For Mom’s Day 2019, Fox Nation host Rachel Campos Duffy spoke with outstanding Trump-supporting mothers — former Miss USA contestant Carrie Prejean, Dr. Gina Loudon, legal professional Holly Turner, and former Rep. Nan Hayworth, R-N.Y. — to speak about why they assist the president and the way they’ve reacted to main occasions throughout his administration.
Trump’s presidency, the mothers stated on Duffy’s present “MOMS,” posed a troublesome selection for them; they feared that supporting him would possibly even put their kids in danger.
Duffy pointed to the incident from January, when Covington Catholic Excessive Faculty college students acquired a wave of on-line hate after video footage confirmed them sporting “Make America Nice Once more” hats in what gave the impression to be a tense confrontation with a Native American protester in D.C.
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“He simply likes to see the president put on it, and he has the hat, however I received’t let him put on out of the home,” Turner stated.
Loudon talked about how all three of her boys had been bodily attacked, one thing she indicated occurred amid a public dispute surrounding her son, who has particular wants.
Loudon, who serves on Trump’s 2020 media advisory board, stated she admired how her kids stayed courageous and continued sporting the “MAGA” hats after the incident.
“Who would have ever thought a crimson ‘Make America Nice Once more’ hat can be so controversial?” Prejean requested. “I imply, who wouldn’t wish to make America nice once more?”
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Amid the Covington incident, many tried to tie the boys’ obvious Trump assist to racism or bigotry that they insisted had trickled down from the president.
However for Loudon and the others, Trump is not racist, nor do they assume he is bigoted towards ladies. The mothers praised Trump’s financial progress — together with low unemployment for ladies — and pushed again on the concept they shouldn’t vote for him due to their gender.
Turner argued that Hillary Clinton was in opposition to ladies’s personal pursuits given the upper taxes and well being care prices she stated ladies would incur below Democratic governance.
Hayworth balked on the former Democratic presidential nominee’s suggestion that she didn’t get as a lot assist in 2016 as a result of ladies confronted familial pressures to not vote for her.
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“What are we automatons who should be directed?” she requested. “That’s inherently demeaning and that’s the whole Democratic modus operandi. President Trump spoke of empowering us,” she added.
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The mothers additionally commented on the controversy surrounding Supreme Courtroom Justice Brett Kavanaugh, who confronted an arduous affirmation battle through which some rejected his nomination based mostly on allegations that he engaged in sexual misconduct.
The mothers indicated that they feared for his or her sons, who would possibly face the identical therapy after they grow to be adults.