Women Battle to Redefine Conservatism in the Trump Era
He’s not the only one making waves in the GOP. Right-leaning women, half of this week’s Cleveland convention delegates, are some of the loudest — and most effective — voices in the Republican Party. Some conservative congresswomen are translating traditional party lines for the 21st century, while others are pushing back against the Christian right and challenging the party’s future direction. And though many are concerned about Donald Trump’s statements on women, some worry more about Hillary Clinton, emphasizing that policy is more important than gender.