Ayotte rescinds support for Trump, will write in Pence

09 October, 2016, 05:05 | Author: Courtney Perry

The unexpected decision of Sen.

Hassan also putting out a statement, saying "it's unfathomable and utterly inexcusable that Kelly Ayotte could hear these vile Trump comments, bragging about sexual assault, and not immediately disavow his candidacy for President".

"Whether I'm working with Republicans, Democrats, or Independents, I'm standing up for New Hampshire", she concludes.

The two-point gap in the survey of 500 likely New Hampshire voters is well within the poll's margin of error of 4.4 percent. Even at the debate, she was unable to break with her party or her obligations to Trump, saying she wouldn't endorse him, but would be voting for him - as if announcing a vote for him were anything other than tactically endorsing the GOP nominee.

By late Saturday morning, Ayotte said in a statement that she's "a mom and an American first and can not support a candidate for President who brags about degrading and assaulting women".

If Ayotte loses her seat, that's just one of the four needed to flip the Senate back into Democratic control. "Her words are far too little and far too late".

"They admitted they were guilty", Trump said in a statement to CNN that was published Friday.

But maybe it isn't such a bad idea for Ayotte since the exact same poll found that Hillary only leads Trump 44% to 42%. Ayotte later said she misspoke. "I am not there yet and I am sorry that I even have to think that way".

And yet the Trump effort here, like its efforts elsewhere, is being conducted amid a Republican Party in turmoil. "It can't be easy", Johnson and Weld said in a joint statement. It shouldn't matter whether a microphone is turned on or not.

"This was locker room banter, a private conversation that took place many years ago. And Republicans deserve better".

Horn added, "Hillary Clinton remains the most dishonest politician in America".

Democrats were quick to seize on Trump's comments Friday.

Trump's running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, was "beside himself" and his wife was furious, according to a person familiar with their thinking.

To that point, most voters agree. This has been a unique election.

Here is the list of lawmakers who once supported Trump and have backed away since the video came out Friday. "She may have tried to help herself by disavowing Donald Trump but her selection for president again says more about her devotion to party and politics than anything else".

But she had her own problems with revelations.

"What has been true about my opponent's campaign is she seems to want to have it both ways", Hassan said.

"Either you are a team player or not". "She was married. And I moved on her very heavily". That's a good sound bite but it hurts the party.

So she quickly took to Twitter to backtrack, then followed up with a television ad Thursday.

New Hampshire Senator Kelly Ayotte is having a rough go of it on the campaign trail. He won style points for being smooth, but staying smooth meant ignoring or denying most of what Trump has said and inventing a statesmanlike Trump who doesn't actually exist.

Ayotte wasn't the only prominent Republican Saturday jumping ship.

Sen. Marco Rubio said the comments were "impossible to justify." Sen.

In a round table on border security, Trump responded to comments from Art Del Cueto, a vice president for the National Border Patrol Council, who told the candidate that officials in the USA are being directed to ignore immigrants' criminal histories and speed up citizenship applications.

New Hampshire is a swing state in the election. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Rep.

"This is not a surprise".

Trump is to appear at an event Saturday in Wisconsin alongside Priebus and House Speaker Paul Ryan, a lukewarm supporter.

The WikiLeaks organization posted what it said were thousands of emails from Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta, including some with excerpts from speeches she gave to Wall Street executives and others - speeches she has declined to release despite demands from Trump.


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