Pence was referring to the Friday afternoon publication by The Washington Post of a story about a 2005 video in which Trump is recorded bragging about groping women without their permission.
“It’s locker room talk”. In a Twitter statement issued Saturday, Thune says “Donald Trump should withdraw and Mike Pence should be our nominee effective immediately”. “And I was glad that he apologized and expressed genuine remorse”.
Rooney also says he won’t be voting for Hillary Clinton, either. Ryan’s distancing from Trump veered the already unprecedented 2016 race into uncharted waters, as Trump grapples with the fallout from his own remarks and the subsequent wave of Republican lawmakers abandoning him, including some who have urged him to step aside.
Ryan’s announcement added to the party’s worst turmoil in decades and reinforced the growing sense of isolation around Trump, who has never previously run for public office.
“Grab ’em by the pussy”, Trump said. Ryan said he was “sickened” by the comments.
Dadey the first NY county Republican chairman to support Trump during the primary phase of the campaign.
Pence signaled he will stick with Trump through the election, following his debate performance Sunday night in a tweet. Like many others, I have also objected to numerous things he has said during his campaign.
Pence, however, cited Monica Lewinsky and asked Camerota to compare Trump’s actions to “what the Clinton’s were involved in 20 years ago”, So the CNN host took him up on the suggestion.
Meanwhile, other Republicans are calling for the Republican National Committee to intervene and make a radical change to the Republican ticket, ousting Trump and leaving Pence as the GOP nominee.
“Republicans and Democrats alike can agree that the attitude towards women on display in this recording is deeply disturbing and has no place in our society”, Bayh said in a statement. In fact, she quoted Pence verbatim from the October 4 vice presidential candidates’ debate, where he made the claim.
House Speaker Paul Ryan dealt his own party’s presidential nominee a withering blow Monday, telling fellow Republicans he will no longer defend Donald Trump and will instead use the next 29 days to focus on preserving his party’s hold on Congress.
“In the grand scheme of things, this is trivia vs. real life-and-death problems that we face in our foreign policy and the serious challenges that everyday Americans face because of the Obama-Clinton economy”.
Utah Governor Gary Herbert on Friday became the first sitting Republican governor to withdraw his vote over the comments, which he called “offensive and despicable”. Last month, Phillips-Hill was named as a member of the Women for Trump Statewide Leadership Team.