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With all that’s been going on this week, we suspicion this would be a good time to check in with some of those who voted for President Trump to see how they consider he is doing a many controversies, shake-ups and a presidency overall. We’ll start with Denise Galvez. She’s owner of Latinas For Trump. And she says, she still has certainty in her opinion and wants him to hang to his bulletin that finished her opinion for him.
DENISE GALVEZ: we consider he’s an effective leader. we only don’t consider he’s used to being scrutinized during these levels. And he’s not used to, utterly honestly, only gripping still when things like this that don’t unequivocally matter in a grand intrigue – like, we consider he unequivocally needs to be means to take that critique and only punch his tongue and afterwards only stay focused and stay on message.
And, like, we totally mislaid any, we know, communication or anything that was effectively communicated around – about infrastructure when he motionless to instead start responding questions, again, about all that had happened over a weekend in Charlottesville. And he should have only stayed on summary given those of us that voted for him were failing to hear a infrastructure devise (laughter). And it, of course, got totally lost.
BROWN: We also spoke with construction tradesmen Kevin Eisbrenner, who voted for Donald Trump. He says he’s authorized of Trump’s responses to a events in Charlottesville, that are in line with a common Republican perspective that secular multiplication via a nation could be helped by focusing on common nationality.
KEVIN EISBRENNER: Most of a common clarity people – Americans – that we know, whatever their racial background, they demeanour during it and they say, we know, we only have to equivocate ignorance. we have to travel divided from it. I’m never going to change that person, and that’s only how it is. You know, we got Americans and afterwards we got hyphenated Americans. Let’s have Americans. Everybody we associate with that’s nonwhite, their ethnicity never enters my mind when I’m with them. The ones we don’t like to associate with, that’s all they let we consider about by their speech, their manners, et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
Who cares what your racial credentials is? Great. You know, maybe we can learn something. Maybe we can learn a dish. You know, I’m fourth era here, so we don’t have a – we didn’t have a grandmother learn me how to prepare ethnic. But if we did, great. You know, come on over for a meal. I’ll go over your residence for a meal. And a left likes to learn us diversity, that is only a thinly potential balkanization is what it is, we know. E pluribus unum – many one, and they learn a opposite.
BROWN: Well, one chairman who has had her beat on a farming Trump electorate that finished such a disproportion in a 2016 choosing – Salena Zito. She’s a domestic columnist for a Washington Examiner and a New York Post. And she’s also a domestic researcher for CNN. She has spent a final few years roving a U.S. by car, holding a beat of a tiny cities and towns off a interstates. This week, she was in her automobile again articulate to farming electorate from around a nation about how they responded to Trump’s doing of Charlottesville.
SALENA ZITO: People have this expectancy that each time President Trump does something or says something that insults people’s sensibilities that electorate are only going to say, OK, well, we’re done. Well, he was a opposite kind of commodity to electorate in a Rust Belt and in farming America. They knew he was flawed. They accepted that. That’s how that whole arrange of line came out – electorate take him severely though not literally. And we, in a media, take him literally though not seriously. And…
BROWN: Is that still a case?
ZITO: Absolutely. That’s never changed. You know, they’ve famous who he was for 20 years. That’s been imbedded in their psyche, and that’s not going to be a thing that detaches them from him. we mean, here’s what would – if he became partial of a swamp. we mean, that is a thing that they dislike a many – a establishment.
And here’s a thing that’ll startle everybody – many of a people that we talk voted for Obama twice. The – competition is not a cause in this. And people don’t know that. They paint this extended brush that given we upheld Trump and given we still support him when he says foolish things, that we are afterwards a racist.
BROWN: And we contend competition is not a factor. So what matters to these electorate in these farming areas?
ZITO: Race is not a cause in because they support him. And competition was – is not – we mean, a biggest thing people missed was that they suspicion this was about annoy and sourness and resentment. And it’s some-more aspirational. They wish their nation to be some-more united. They wanted to feel some-more connected to people. But we would disagree – people contend trade has harm these people a most.
I would contend that automation and record is unequivocally a problem. And too many, for too long, and generally in a areas that I’ve covered, Democrats have been in energy in those areas – been in energy given FDR, right? And they kept being betrothed that underneath this subsequent Democrat, things are going to be improved for them. But it incited out that a policies or a expansion of record has, in fact, harm them a most. And nobody has arrange of put anything in place to reinstate those jobs.
And a thing that they hear all a time is, well, only move. And here’s a problem with that – in these communities – and we’re not only articulate about farming America. I’m articulate about towns like Youngstown and East Liverpool and Akron, Ohio, and places like that and Johnstown, Pa. Community means a lot to them. It means something to them that they live nearby their children.
And partial of this undo with a Democratic Party was that they are losing energy in their communities – not energy in a approach that we consider of when we consider of a boardroom in New York or energy in Washington – energy in that they live in a same city that their father’s father’s father lived in. But they know that their children and their grandchildren can't live there. And that’s really formidable for them to accept.
BROWN: Do we see any loss of certainty from these electorate in their candidate-turned president?
ZITO: No. Here’s what we will tell we we see right now – and we only got behind from 27,000 miles in a country. It is Nov 8, 2016, and it’s about midnight. And if we voted for Donald Trump, you’re still really confident and carefree and expecting to see what he does. If we dislike Donald Trump, we still dislike Donald Trump, and we still do not trust his presidency is legitimate. Nothing has altered given Nov 16.
BROWN: That was domestic contributor Salena Zito with a perspective from farming America.
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