Former Rep. Michele BachmannMichele Marie BachmannGillibrand becomes latest candidate scrutinized for how she eats on campaign trail Trump will give State of Union to sea of opponents Yes, condemn Roseanne, but ignoring others is true hypocrisy MORE (R-Minn.) Thursday evening dismissed charges of sexism over GOP presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpMcCabe says he was fired because he 'opened a case against' Trump McCabe: Trump said 'I don't care, I believe Putin' when confronted with US intel on North Korea McCabe: Trump talked to me about his election victory during 'bizarre' job interview MORE's comments on women.

"I feel like all this kind of stuff is like nonsense," Bachmann said during an appearance on CNN after host Don Lemon referenced Trump's remarks on GOP rival Carly Fiorina.

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Trump defended himself as commenting on Fiorina's "persona" after several top presidential candidates blasted him for mocking Fiorina's "face" in a magazine story this week.

"The main thing really that really, honestly, voters are thinking about are the 54 million women of working age who are not in the workforce today because there are not jobs for them," Bachmann continued on CNN.

"What women want is a sense of security. They want to know that somebody in their family has a good job and that somebody is bringing food home and that you can have a good life," she added.

A 2012 candidate for president, Bachmann won the Iowa Straw poll but finished sixth in the state’s first-in-the-nation caucus.