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Trump has an anti-woman rap. These women of the RNC don't care


Donald Trump hasn't always been so popular with the ladies.

Seven in 10 women in the U.S. view the Republican presidential nominee unfavorably, according to a recent Gallup poll.

Most of the women attending the Republican National Convention this week, however, don't feel that way.

Several women at the RNC told Circa that they're not bothered by Trump's brash rhetoric.

"[Trump's an] equal opportunity s-h-i-t talker," said Vanessa Carey, an alternate delegate from Massachusetts. "He makes fun of men just as much. If somebody bothers him, he says what he thinks."

Brittany Wagner, the grassroots director of the Missouri Republican Party, told Circa she believed Trump should be able to say what he wants.

"I can take it, and I can give it right back," she said. "I think that certainly some people may have been offended by the things that he said, but at the same time, to say you can't treat a woman that way, I think it's being kind of sexist."

Jeanie Ames, a guest of a Missouri delegate, said so-called traditional "women's issues" weren't that important to her.

"I'm kind of one of those women that's just a guns and money voter," she said. "That sounds harsh, but I don't vote a lot of social issues."

Alana Roethle, a delegate from Kansas and mother of four, said Trump's fiscal policy was more important to her than his perceived attitude toward women.

"My kids will have a better opportunity if we are able to look at things like capitalism, and working hard to get where you need to be," Roethle said.

For other women at the RNC, Donald Trump's rhetoric on women wasn't as important as the idea of a President Hillary Clinton.

"[Trump] may have said things that may have been entertaining and brash, but Hillary Clinton has said things that are highly offensive too," said Georgia delegate Jade Morey. "So that's not going to stand in my way -- as long as he's right on the issues and he's standing up for me and my family, that's all I care about."

Trump wasn't uniformly praised by women at the RNC.

Melody Gillett, a guest of alternate Texas delegate and a supporter of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), said she wouldn't want to be treated the way she feels Trump treats women.

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