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LAS VEGAS – In the spin room after the debate Wednesday night, RNC spokesman Sean Spicer once again found himself trying to clean up one of his nominee's messes.

This time, he said that the RNC will accept the results of the presidential election after his nominee, Donald Trump, said on stage that he was going to leave American in suspense about whether he would accept the results.

"If he wins the election, which we think he will, then this won't be an issue, but regardless, ya know, we're going to accept the results and the will of the people."

The answer came after a repeated pushing from reporters. At first, Spicer insisted that Trump would "100 percent" accept the election when it came in November.

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After nine women came forward accusing Trump of sexual assault, it was inevitable that in Wednesday's final presidential debate, Donald Trump was going to be playing defense regarding questions about his treatment of women.

"Nobody has more respect for women than I do," Trump said during the debate, noting that he had not apologized to Melania Trump because there was nothing to apologize for.

But Trump couldn't hold it together.

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Donald Trump presented a grossly inaccurate view of abortion in the United States, and not surprisingly, misled in his interpretation of Hillary Clinton's position on late-term abortions during the third and final presidential debate Wednesday night.

Trump described a world, where, if Clinton had her way, "you can take baby and rip the baby out of the womb of the mother just prior to the birth of the baby."

"Because based on what she is saying and based on where she's going and where she's been, you can take baby and rip the baby out of the womb. In the ninth month. On the final day. That's not acceptable," he said.

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LAS VEGAS – In a bizarre turn in the final debate Wednesday, Donald Trump once again stood up for Russian President Vladimir Putin and said that Putin has "outsmarted [Clinton] at every step of the way."

In an off-the-rails moment, the debate moderator Chris Wallace tried to gain control back.

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