Republicans rush to condemn Trump — and distance themselves — after lewd video of Trump emerges

October 8, 2016 3:27 AM

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NEW YORK — Republicans and Democrats denounced Donald Trump, and down-ballot Republican candidates braced for impact after new video of the Republican presidential nominee speaking lewdly about women emerged on Friday afternoon.

“No woman should ever be described in these terms or talked about in this manner. Ever,” said Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus in a statement, a rare condemnation from the party's chairman who has stood by Trump through several other controversies.

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