'Kavanaugh Effect' Is Making Republicans More Popular Among Women: Lara Trump

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Lara Trump introduces her father-in-law, President Donald Trump, during a fundraiser at the Carmel Country Club, August 31, in Charlotte, North Carolina. She said she believed what she called the "Kavanaugh effect" will result in more women voting Republican in the midterms. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

Lara Trump, who is married to President Donald Trump's youngest son, Eric, said the recent furor surrounding Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court has inspired women to vote for Republican candidates in the upcoming midterm elections, even though poll numbers indicate the opposite.

Speaking on Fox News @ Night on Wednesday, she said women would not be put off by the assault allegations against Kavanaugh or the president's alleged misogyny despite recent polls that suggest the GOP has lost support among women.

Kavanaugh faced a series of sexual misconduct allegations during his Supreme Court confirmation ordeal, including claims that he had sexually assaulted Christine Blasey Ford in 1982 and was present at parties where girls' drinks were spiked so that they could be "gang raped." He denied all the accusations against him.

"I never believe polls. We saw the polls in 2016 were not accurate at all. I still think that carries over now a bit. After what I like to call the 'Kavanaugh effect,' the number of women that are more inspired on the Republican end now to get on and vote is really astonishing," Lara Trump told Fox News @ Night.

"I found women coming up to me telling me how frustrated they were and how much it makes them want to go out and vote for Republicans. I don't know if those polls are accurately representing the sentiments of women in this country."

Donald Trump recently aimed a "horseface" insult at adult film star Stormy Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, who was paid $130,000 weeks before the 2016 presidential election to keep quiet about her alleged affair with Donald Trump almost a decade before.

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Lara Trump introduces her father-in-law, President Donald Trump, during a fundraiser at the Carmel Country Club, August 31, in Charlotte, North Carolina. She said she believed what she called the "Kavanaugh effect" will result in more women voting Republican in the midterms. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

Discussing the president's remark, Lara Trump said she had witnessed "amazing" support for him in places such as North Carolina. "It's sad that the media tends to focus on this sort of thing instead of what the president has done, instead of the reasons that people are going to vote for him again in 2020—and I think more people will vote form him in 2020 than in 2016.

"The economy is booming, people have money now to send their children to college that they didn't before. Those are all things that women care about a lot more than tweets from the president."

She added that the recent controversies surrounding the GOP may actually be bringing the party and its supporters closer together.

"The women are excited, the men are equally excited across this country, and Republicans as a whole are galvanized and unionized for no other reason than the Democrats are acting so crazy that people in the Republican Party are coming together and saying, 'Hey, we can't allow this to overtake our country,'" she said.

"If we have a Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, that is going to spell disaster for this country."

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