Swing-state voters on CNN panel don't rule out voting for Trump if he shot someone on 5th Ave

Some members of a CNN panel of female voters from Pennsylvania on Wednesday would not rule out voting for President TrumpDonald John TrumpTariffs threaten 1.5m jobs: Study Trump says he'll meet with dictators if it helps the US Barr to launch anti-gun violence initiative during public impeachment hearing MORE, even if he shot someone.

During a Q&A on "New Day," moderator Alisyn Camerota broached Trump's 2016 claim that his supporters would still vote for him if he shot someone  in the middle of 5th Avenue in New York City.

“You’d have to know why he shot him," one panelist said.

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“Yeah, why did he shoot him?” another panelist asked.

“I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn’t lose any voters,” Trump joked during a campaign event in Sioux City, Iowa on Jan. 24, 2016.

He went on to win the state of Pennsylvania while also capturing the Democratic "blue wall" states of Wisconsin and Michigan, which proved to be the difference in his upset win over Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonFive landmark moments of testimony to Congress Top diplomat said request for specific probes in Ukraine was 'contrary' to US policy Feehery: What Republicans must do to adapt to political realignment MORE in the 2016 presidential election.

A Monmouth University poll released earlier this week showed that 62 percent of those who approve of Trump’s performance can't think of anything he could do to lose their support.