McConnell Says Trump’s Vulgar Talk Of Women Is ‘Repugnant And Unacceptable’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. takes questions from reporters during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, following a Senate Republican policy luncheon. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called recently released audio of Trump describing in explicit detail how he seduced women “repugnant and unacceptable.”

McConnell joined a growing list of Senate Republicans who sought to distance themselves from Trump’s comments Friday night.

“These comments are repugnant, and unacceptable in any circumstance,” McConnell said. “As the father of three daughters, I strongly believe that Trump needs to apologize directly to women and girls everywhere, and take full responsibility for the utter lack of respect for women shown in his comments on that tape.”

McConnell did not say he planned to pull his endorsement of Trump.

Throughout the year, McConnell has repeatedly said he stands by his nominee even as he has criticized Trump’s lack of policy acumen, his lack of preparedness and his offensive comments.

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  1. Avatar for jinnj jinnj says:

    But McConnell will still walk into a voting booth and pull the lever for Trump

  2. "Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called recently released audio of Trump describing in explicit detail how he seduced women “repugnant and unacceptable.” "

    I am pretty sure I would not call grabbing a woman’s vagina an example of her being “seduced.” Come on, he’s describing sexual assault. (And I take it only the “repugnant and unacceptable” part was from McConnell, so Lauren should really change this.)

  3. Turtle: We just want him to be POTUS so he can nominate the next Scalia.

  4. This man that I endorse. He’s repugnant. Yes, that one. That’s the one. The repugnant one. The one I endorse for President of the United States of America.

  5. Avatar for denisj denisj says:

    Is it time to revisit the rape of a 13 yr old story?

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