Trump looks to make inroads with LGBT vot­ers before Novem­ber

Trump looks to make inroads with LGBT voters before November

For­mer first lady Mela­nia Trump will host a high-dol­lar fundrais­er with the Log Cab­in Repub­li­cans on Sat­ur­day, a clear sign for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump is mak­ing a con­cert­ed effort to woo LGBT vot­ers, tra­di­tion­al­ly stal­wart sup­port­ers of the Demo­c­ra­t­ic Par­ty, away from Pres­i­dent Joe Biden ahead of the 2024 gen­er­al elec­tion.
Richard Grenell, Trump’s for­mer act­ing direc­tor of nation­al intel­li­gence and the first open­ly gay per­son to serve in a Cab­i­net-lev­el posi­tion, will also attend the event.
LGBT vot­ers account­ed for rough­ly 7% of the elec­torate in the 2020 gen­er­al elec­tion, with 93% of the demo­graph­ic cast­ing bal­lots that year. Fast for­ward to 2024, and the demo­graph­ic has c …