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President Shelton: Need Another Reason to Vote for Hillary Clinton? Listen to Donald Trump Talk About Women

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In a piece in the Huffington Post, CWA President Chris Shelton took on Donald Trump's long record of sexism:

With his decades-long record of sexism and disdain for women, Donald Trump as president would be catastrophic for working women. This kind of backwards thinking has no place in our country in 2016.

When it comes to working women's issues, Trump seems to be stuck in the 1940s. Trump has said that "putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing." He's said, "I don't want to sound too much like a chauvinist – but when I come home and dinner's not ready, I go through the roof."

Trump's pathetic stance on equal pay for equal work is, "You're gonna make the same if you do as good a job." He has complained of pregnancy being "an inconvenience," and thinks breastfeeding working mothers are "disgusting." Trump's take on paid family leave? "We have to keep our country very competitive, so you have to be careful of it."

Trump is so out of touch on this issue that he once bragged on the campaign trail about a child-care program for his employees, but it turned out that the program he mentioned was actually not for his employees – it was for the children of his hotel and golf club guests.

Read President Shelton's full column here.

CWA recently launched CWA Women for Political Power, an initiative focused on mobilizing women members of our union to elect Hillary Clinton and spotlighting the power of women workers to move the country forward on issues like fair pay, paid sick leave, and others.