They are all nervous.
Hollie Geitner fidgets with her coffee on a brisk and foggy fall morning. Joan Smeltzer shifts in her seat, adjusting her shirt as the breeze rolls through her backyard. Julie Brady smokes one last hand-rolled cigarette, playing with the case adorned with the American flag to calm her nerves.
They are all nervous because of what they are about to discuss. They haven’t really talked about it in such a public way.
“I wasn’t ready to say to anybody, even my own husband, I’m not voting for him again. But I, I obviously am saying that now,” Geitner said.
“My husband and his whole family are Trump supporters. So, I’m kind of in the minority,” Brady said.
These women voted for Donald Trump in 2016. They are part of the 50% of white women in Pennsylvania who exit polls showed helped