The remark, which set off an immediate firestorm of bipartisan criticism, was the latest in a series that could be highly damaging to Mr. Trump, the Republican presidential front-runner, in a general election. His approval ratings among women are already low nationally.
Mr. Trump made the comments in a town-hall-style forum with Chris Matthews of MSNBC, which was prerecorded for broadcast Wednesday night. Mr. Matthews pressed Mr. Trump on his support for a ban on abortion, asking him how he would enforce such a ban.
08:08 Fearing War, Women From North and South Korea Urge Trump to Seek Peace27
03:17 Beyoncé announces Formation college scholarships for ‘bold, creative’ women13
13:30 German crowd boos Ivanka Trump for calling her father a ‘champion’ for families15
21:06 Jeff Sessions doesn’t think a judge in Hawaii — a.k.a. ‘an island in the Pacific’ — should overrule Trump18