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Trump on gay rights: We have to bring people together

Donald Trump - Photo: Gage Skidmore
Donald Trump – Photo: Gage Skidmore

After saying he would “strongly consider” appointing Supreme Court justices to overturn same-sex marriage, Donald Trump has stated that he’s going to “bring people together” to deal with any further motion on gay rights.

New England Cable News, in an exclusive interview with Trump ahead of the New Hampshire primary next week, asked him a number of questions. But openly gay host Sue O’Connell took the opportunity to directly challenge him on his gay rights record.

“I’m a lesbian, and we’ve had some great progress for the gay and lesbian community through politics,” O’Connell said. “When President Trump is in office can we look for more forward motion on equality for gays and lesbians?”

“Well, you can,” Trump said. “And look, again, we’re going to bring people together, and that’s your thing and other people have their thing. We have to bring all people together and if we don’t we’re not going to have a country anymore. It’s going to be a total mess. It’s a mess right now, it’s going to be worse. So, it’s a very important choice, this presidential year is a very important year…and I’m going to bring people together.”

Watch the interview below:

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