Paul Ryan should spend more time on balancing the budget, jobs and illegal immigration and not waste his time on fighting Republican nominee— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 10, 2016
Many independent and GOP voters — especially white women — have been turned off by Trump for months now. Senate Republicans will have to figure out a way to answer this question from voters: Why is hearing Trump's self-described “locker room banter” more than a decade ago any more offensive than when he suggested banning Muslims from the country, or when he accused a federal judge or not being able to do his job because of his “Mexican” heritage?
After each of those gasp-inducing comments from Trump, these Republican candidates maintained they would still be voting for Trump. It's a reality Democrats are all too happy to spend the next few weeks reminding voters about.
"Joe Heck supported Donald Trump as he bullied, demeaned, and disrespected women on the campaign trail," Dawn Laguens, the head of Planned Parenthood's political arm, said in a statement Saturday. " ... Joe Heck is not brave, rather he’s a desperate politician trying not to lose."