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Donald plays the maternity card: six weeks paid leave for working moms

Family Research Council approves of the move by the GOP presidential candidate


Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has unveiled a plan aimed at making child care more affordable.

"We can provide six weeks of paid maternity leave to any mother with a newborn child whose employer does not provide the benefit," the GOP nominee said while announcing his plan.

The plan would seem to break with conservative orthodoxy, but it has beenĀ endorsed by the conservative Family Research Council. Trump claims it could be paid for by recouping the cost of welfare fraud, estimated at $3.5 billion a year.

Meanwhile, the Clinton campaign says Hillary Clinton will resume normal activities Thursday after she was reported to have pneumonia.

Clinton's poor health has some Democrats in a panic. The president, who stood in for her Tuesday in the battle ground state of Pennsylvania, told an audience, "What sets Hillary Clinton apart is she never stops caring; she never stops trying."

This article continues at [CBN News] 'Six Weeks Paid Maternity Leave.' Trump Woos Women, Working Families

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