Donald Trump’s Play For The Millennial Vote

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is hoping to lure millennial support with his unconventional campaign — and a promise of providing jobs for a generation that's struggled to enter into the economy.

Trump's bid to sway younger voters relies heavily on his image as a billionaire businessman. He told The Hill during an interview this week that he is often swarmed by younger voters who beg him for jobs during his campaign rallies and said it's not uncommon for some supporters to attempt to toss him resumes.

This is, after all, a generation that grew up watching him host NBC's "The Apprentice," a show featuring contestants vying for a chance to serve in Trump’s employ.

Pundits are split over Trump's chances with younger voters.

"Millennials are attracted to personality over substance," said GOP strategist Ford O'Connell. "And there is no question that the Donald is the strongest personality on either side of the aisle."

Read more from Kevin Cirilli at The Hill

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