Skip to comments.Congressman Jason Chaffetz withdraws his endorsement of Donald Trump
Posted on 10/07/2016 8:26:47 PM PDT by Pinkbell
SALT LAKE CITY -- Congressman Jason Chaffetz said he is withdrawing his support for Donald Trump Friday after a video surfaced showing the Republican candidate for president making vulgar remarks in 2005 about touching and kissing women without their consent.
Chaffetz, a Republican representing Utah's Third Congressional District, appeared on Fox 13 News at Nine Friday, saying: "I'm out. I can no longer in good conscience endorse this person for president. It is some of the most abhorrent and offensive comments that you can possibly imagine."
Rep. Chaffetz said he and his wife have a 15-year-old daughter, and he said if he can't look her in the eye and tell her about what Trump said he can't endorse the man.
While Chaffetz said he isn't sure who he will vote for, he said he won't be voting for Hillary Clinton and added that it's a shame Mike Pence isn't at the top of the ticket. He also said Trump's response to the criticism was an apology for getting caught, not an apology for his behavior.
Earlier Friday, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert also reacted to the footage and stated he would not vote for Donald Trump.
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So now they are reporting it was without their consent?
Propaganda heavy with this one.
Where is the Powers Booth photo, “Well bye”
He al SYS struck me as such
The response of Republicans are much more damaging than the tape itself.
It’s open season now.
From 2001-2009 Donald Trump was registered as a Democrat. Given that these remarks occurred in 2005 and his party ID at that time, we must conclude that Trump should be commended as a man ready to fulfill a woman’s needs.
The Establishment is currently doing an orcastrated multi day hit job and after 3 days they will all go why cant Trump stay on message?
Dude’s an effing placekicker.
But he’d let his daughter pose for pictures with slow joe Biden...
He and his fellow Hillary backer Paul Ryan should just go do each other.
The oversight committee is indeed a farce. Has been for years.
He is a disgusting phony and hypocrite bought off by Soros.
I withdraw my support of the GOP. They can all go to hell.
Almost like it was planned. These GOPe types tried to take him out the entire primary season, what would be different now.
He was late getting on board and was a never Trump type. Screw him.
The fact that DJT changed his party affiliation from D to R, indeed shows that he has matured from 2005 !
Go to hell congressman. We’re taking names.
My List is getting so long I’m running out of Ink.
Mr. Internet Tax can go screw himself.
............once again the rubber spines come out and make themselves known to TRump!
Chaffetz has served his constituents well. Trump will probably never spend a Federal Dollar in Utah.
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