Donald Trump told mourners at a funeral service for conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly that she promoted the idea that the “little person” can beat “the rigged system.”
Trump spoke at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis Saturday, where he said that Schlafly is looking down on those gathered, telling them to “keep up the fight.”
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pays respects to the late Phyllis Schlafly before her funeral at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis in St. Louis, Missouri.
The Republican nominee said Schlafly was “there for me when it was not at all fashionable.”
Phyllis Schlafly, who endorsed Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, recently died at age 92.
Trump concluded his brief remarks speaking to Schlafly, saying, “we will never, ever let you down.”
Schlafly, an anti-feminist activist who helped move the Republican party to the right, died Monday at age 92.