President Donald Trump said Friday that he would like to see a woman in the countrys top leadership position and that his daughter, Ivanka, is more fit for this role than Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris.
Trump made the remarks at a New Hampshire campaign rally, during which he emphasized a “law and order” theme in the face of nationwide protests punctuated by outbreaks of looting and violence, and criticized his political opponents on a variety of fronts, insisting that in his bid for another four years in the White House, “were going to win.”
“Does anybody have any doubt?” Trump asked the crowd, assembled at an airport hangar, and his prompt was met with a loud “No!”
Trump then breached the issue of the prospect of the first female Commander-in-Chief in U.S. history.
“I want to see the first woman president also, but I dont want to see the first woman president get into the position the way [Harris] would do it, and shes not competent, shes not competent,” Trump said in reference to Harris.
“Theyre all saying, We want Ivanka!” he continued, pointing to his supporters, who cheered the presidents words. “I dont blame them,” Trump said.
The president referred back to Thursdays event at the White House, during which he gave an acceptance speech in the wake of his formal nomination as the 2020 presidential candidate of the Republican party.
“You saw some tragic situations, some really great endorsements, you saw everything,” Trump said, calling the people who sought to harass people leaving the convention “thugs” and saying that when Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and his wife were swarmed by protesters after they left the event, their safety was threatened.
“These incredible people from all over the country, all over the world, that were there last night, and they walked out to a bunch of thugs,” Trump said, adding, “and that wasnt friendly protesters, they were thugs.”
Paul said on Friday he was attacked by an “angry mob” of more than 100 people near the White House.
“Hed either be in very bad shape, or dead, and that would include his wife, if those policemen didnt happen to be there,” Trump said of the Republican senator.
Videos posted online showed dozens of people confronting Paul and his wife, who were flanked by police officers. At one point someone appeared to briefly clash with an officer, pushing him and his bike backward, sending the officer into Pauls shoulder. Other attendees were alRead More From Source