Feminism | Posted by Farha Khalidi on 07/12/2017

We Can’t Ignore Trump’s Sexist Treatment Of Female Reporters

Trump’s sexism has to stop

From his comments about “pussy grabbing” to the restrictive reproductive policies he pushes to the lack of women on his staff, it’s understandable why so many women are uncomfortable with and resistant to President Trump. And Trump’s misogyny only continues: Caitriona Perry, an RTE News Washington Correspondent, was the latest woman to endure an upsetting interaction with the president. Perry was in the oval office this past week alongside other members of the Irish press, all of whom were there reporting on Trump’s conversation with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar. In a video Perry later tweeted, Trump told Varadkar about “all this beautiful Irish press” during the phone call. Specifically, he singled out Perry, who he noted “has a nice smile,” and therefore, “I bet …

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