Several New Polls shows a large majority of Republican voters is standing behind Donald Trump after a tape surfaced showing the party’s presidential nominee making lewd comments about women in 2005. In the PollsToCongress.com poll, over 85% still support Trump.
The Hill reports:
Almost three-quarters of Republicans, 74 percent, said GOP leaders should still back Trump, according to a Politico/Morning Consult poll released Sunday morning.
Twelve percent of all Republican voters said Trump should end his campaign, pollsters found. Thirteen percent of female Republicans said he should drop out.
Seventy percent of Democrats, meanwhile, said Trump should leave the race.
Seventy-four percent of all voters reacted negatively to the video, according to the poll. In that video, released on Friday, Trump uses vulgar and aggressive language about women.
Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, leads Trump by 4 points nationally in the new survey, pollsters found.
Clinton has 42 percent support in a four-way matchup, with Trump at 38 percent, Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson at 8 percent and Green Party nominee Jill Stein at 3 percent.
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