- The Washington Times - Thursday, November 3, 2016

Donald Trump’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said Thursday that despite Hillary Clinton’s pro-woman rhetoric, the Democratic nominee has to own the economic and health care deficits suffered by women under President Obama.

“You can say that you have been fighting for women and children for 30 years. Where’s the product? Where is the deliverable?” Mrs. Conway said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”

“We have millions of women in poverty as I sit here. Fifteen percent of the population is in poverty, predominately female. Why does 16 million plus women not have health insurance after Obamacare has been on the books for six or seven years — and we’re going to tackle that. I think she needs to own all of these deficits,” she said.

“To think that women have not been left behind, many of them, in the Obama-Biden presidency is just false,” Mrs. Conway said.

Mrs. Clinton, who is running to make history as the first female president of the United States, has held a lead among women voters for the entire presidential race. She has doubled down on accusations that Mr. Trump is a sexist and misogynist in an attempt to shore up female support as the race tightened in the final days of the campaign.

On the stump, Mrs. Clinton regularly exclaims: “If fighting for women’s health care and paid family leave and equal pay is playing the woman card, then deal me in.”

Mr. Trump’s trouble with women voters deepened when a 2005 video tape recently surfaced in which he is caught on a hot mic saying that his celebrity status allows him to kiss and grope women he meets casually. That was followed by dozen women coming forward to claim he did it to them.

Mrs. Conway said that Mr. Trump will stand up for woman on issues they care about, such as the economy, national security and defeating radical Islamic terrorism.

“I read in the paper just this morning, [ISIS] has a guide posted on how to own female slaves. Hillary Clinton calls ISIS ‘our determined enemy.’ Donald Trump calls them ‘savage murderers,’ ” she said.

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