Donald Trump claims women prefer to wear burka ‘because they don’t have to wear make-up’

Business mogul claims it is ‘easier’ wearing the full face veils 

Heather Saul
Tuesday 27 October 2015 11:20
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Donald Trump allegedly sent roses to the princess at her Kensington Palace home
Donald Trump allegedly sent roses to the princess at her Kensington Palace home

Donald Trump has shared his "sexist" opinion on why women might prefer to wear burkas, and it's to do with make-up, or a lack of.

Speaking at a rally in New Hampshire, where he has been the frontrunner since launching his Presidential campaign, the outspoken Republican candidate tried to use the decision to wear full face veils as evidence that the US should stop intervening in the Middle East.

“I saw a woman interviewed. They said, 'We want to wear them, we've worn them for a thousand years. Why would anybody tell us not?' They want to!” he told the audience. “What the hell are we getting involved for?

“Fact is, it's easy. You don't have to put on makeup, look how beautiful everyone looks. Wouldn’t it be easier? Right? Wouldn't that be easy? I'll tell ya, if I was a woman, I’m ready darling, let’s go”.

Trump has criticised interventionist foreign policy throughout his campaign and even vowed to deport all Syrian refugees who seek asylum in the US because they “might be Isis”.

The business tycoon also revealed his father had given him a “small loan” of $1 million to launch his career. “I came into Manhattan and I had to pay him back, and I had to pay him back with interest,” he added.

Trump went on to build his real estate empire, amassing an estimated net worth of £4.5 billion.

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