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Guilfoyle to Headline ‘Catholics for Trump’ Virtual Event in PA

Courting Catholic voters. 

On Monday evening, Kimberly Guilfoyle, National Chair of the Trump Victory Finance Committee, is headlining a “Catholics for Trump” virtual event in Pennsylvania

“She will discuss the current political situation in the Great State of Pennsylvania and explain how Catholic voters can help re-elect President Trump,” according to a Trump campaign link to the event

The Pennsylvania Democratic Party criticized the Trump campaign over its healthcare policies, tax reform, and coronavirus response in a statement about the event. 

“No amount of spin will change the fact that Donald Trump has broken his promises to Pennsylvanians and left us behind,” said Pennsylvania Democratic Party spokesperson Andres Anzola. “From his attacks on the Affordable Care Act which could rip away protections for people with preexisting conditions from as many as 5.3 million Pennsylvanians, to his tax scam that rewarded the nation’s largest corporations, Trump has focused on his own political interests instead of addressing the needs of working families.”

“Kimberly Guilfoyle is trying to sell a defective product and Pennsylvania families won’t buy it,” Anzola continued.

Catholic voters can potentially play a pivotal role in determining the outcome of the 2020 presidential election. 

“Catholics comprise about 23% of the adult population — and according to exit polls in 2016, about 23% of all voters nationally,” according to Gallup. The same Gallup article added that its national tracking samples from a few years ago showed that Catholic have an “above average representation in several key swing states,” including Pennsylvania. 

Politico reports that “Catholic voters helped carry Donald Trump into the White House,” in 2016, citing exit polling that showed 52% of Catholic voters backed Trump, while 45% supported Sec. Hillary Clinton. President Barack Obama won a majority of Catholic voters in the two previous presidential elections, 50-to-48 in 2012 over then-Gov. Mitt Romney, and 54-to-45 in 2008 over Sen. John McCain, according to Pew Research.

There was not a Pennsylvania specific breakdown of Catholic voters in this Pew Research polling. 

Former Vice President Joe Biden, a Catholic, is doing better among Catholic voters in comparison to the previous Democratic presidential nominee, according to a Pew Research poll from June 2020. 52% of Catholic voters polled said that they intend to vote for Biden, while 47% said they intend to vote for Trump. 

The latest polling shows Biden with an overall edge over Trump in the Keystone State. The Real Clear Politics Average shows Biden besting Trump by 7.4 points in Pennsylvania.

This will not be Guilfoyle’s first Pennsylvania related political event. 

Guilfoyle spoke at the Pennsylvania Republican Party fall dinner in 2018, alongside boyfriend Donald Trump Jr., who headlined the state party event. 

The Biden campaign will also be hosting a virtual event in the state on Tuesday when Dr. Jill Biden, along with Sen. Bob Casey, and President of the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers Nina Esposito-Vigitis make a virtual campaign stop in Pittsburgh to discuss the safe reopening of Pennsylvania schools.

10 Responses

  1. Should be called ‘Un-Christian Catholics for Trump’

    They must be proud to host the mistress of the president’s son.

    1. Gee, wasn’t it Hunter Biden, your candidate’s son who got a stripper pregnant, while he was married and then refused to pay child support? Oh, yea it was. Oh and Biden is in favor of abortion all the way up to the child being in the birth canal. So tell me who is the un-Catholic?

  2. Did you all see the video of the wind from the hurricane blowing over Trumps wall in Texas. God is sending a message. Trump is a false prophet. SAVE AMERICA – GO WITH JOE – DUMP THE ORANGE TURD ON NOVEMBER THIRD.

  3. Perhaps she will touch on the role of Catholic morality in breaking up the marriage of the father of five, even if that father is as loathsome as Donald Trump Jr.

    1. Catholics are being preached to by an adulteress who slept with a married man and a son of Satan.

      1. Catholics like my mom are adultresses who slept with a married man and a real SOB

    2. Perhaps Joe will explain why he is for abortion up to and including the time the child is in the birth canal? Or, explain how his kid, while married got a stripper pregnant? You people are hypocrites and uninformed (nice way of saying you are ignorant).

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