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Pro-Trump women urge others to speak up, 'come out'

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 01:32

Women supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump launch a new Super PAC with the goal of raising $30 million for his campaign. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION). STORY: Women who back Donald Trump gathered in Washington, D.C. on Thursday (June 8) to voice their support for the presumptive Republican presidential candidate. Many said they want to dispel the notion that Trump has limited appeal to women voters. Half of U.S. women say they have a "very unfavorable" view of the presumptive Republican presidential candidate, according to several polls from the past few months including a Reuters/Ipsos poll from March which showed disapproval for Trump increased significantly since October. "What we've seen across the country are groups of women springing up. Every state has a group, every city has some group and s we want a big tent and to have a home for women who support Donald Trump and to help them and to also to make it safe and to be able to come out," Kathryn Serkes, one of the founders of the Super PAC "Women Vote Trump," said. Serkes said they hope to raise $30 million for Trump and to encourage other female supporters to speak up. "We want a big tent and to have a home for women who support Donald Trump and to make it safe" for pro-Trump women to "come out," she said. The founders of the "Ditch and Switch Now" movement which urges African-Americans to vote conservative. "When we look at Donald Trump, we see a businessman that's successful, a businessman with a master plan that can make America great again," "Diamond" said. Trump's low approval among women and recent comments he's made about minority groups have prompted several top Republicans to openly express concern about their party's likely presidential choice.

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Pro-Trump women urge others to speak up, 'come out'

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 01:32