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President Trump Pleads With Suburban Housewives To Vote For Him After He Sends Their ‘Husbands Back To Work’

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President Donald Trump tried to win over suburban women Tuesday in Lansing, Michigan by promising to send their husbands back to work as part of the coronavirus recovery.

“So I’m saving suburbia, I’m getting your kids back to school, get your kids back to school” Trump said, questioning why Democratic Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer still has lockdown measures in place.

“Hey governor, let your state open, get your kids back to school governor, not a good governor. And you know what else, I’m also getting your husbands, they want to get back to work, right? They want to get back to work. We’re getting your husbands back to work and everyone wants it.” (RELATED: Eight Days Out, Biden Holds Wide Lead Over Trump In The Rust Belt, Poll Shows)

Democratic Michigan State Sen. Curtis Hertel asked if Trump forgot “what century he is running for President in,” while Virginia candidate for Congress Jennifer Wexton reminded the president that “women have jobs, too.”

Earlier in the rally, Trump said he does well among female voters because “they want security, they want safety, they want law and order.”

“We’re going to do great. And I love women, and I can’t help it. They’re the greatest. I love them much more than men,” he said.

This isn’t the first time Trump has tried to appeal to female voters, asking women in Pennsylvania two weeks ago to “please like” him.

“Can I ask you to do me a favor? Suburban women, would you please like me?” he said. “Please. I saved your damn neighborhood, OK?”

The president has also tried to win over suburban voters in general by ‘saving‘ them from “low income housing” messing with America’s “Suburban Lifestyle Dream.”

Trump said in August that “suburban housewives” will vote for him because he ended a policy that expands low income housing in suburban neighborhoods.