"I'll admit it", said Trump, who is now the Republican nominee for president. And an ever-growing list of senators and top GOP officials want Trump replaced on the ticket.
He had already been seriously hurt by a sloppy performance in his first debate with Clinton on September 26, a damaging Twitter war against a former Miss Universe and reports he may have paid no income taxes for 18 years. Trump's down from the 41-39 deficit he had on October 5-6, just before the video surfaced October 7.
Silverstein told Page Six on Friday: 'I don't know who leaked it. "I said, "I'll show you where they have some nice furniture", Trump continued.
The New Hampshire senator dropped her support for Trump on Saturday.
"He needs to come out in the first couple of minutes and he has to express genuine contrition", said Lanhee Chen, Mitt Romney's former policy director Saturday on CNN.
Although Trump has apologized, he has not yet addressed serious concerns raised by the hot mic video.
Bill Dallas of the evangelical group United in objective said he thinks Christian voters will forgive Trump - if he can convince them he's had a change of heart.
This is Trump's chance to convince Americans that he is honest in his apology and that he can be trusted as commander in chief. He's been unable to attract support beyond that offered by his core backers. In a 2002 interview with Howard Stern, Trump also said he preferred leaving women over a certain age.
Multiple Trump supporters expressed to the Wall Street Journal this week their hopes that Trump would seek to emulate Pence's performance in his next debate with Clinton. That's a far worse scenario than Trump losing to Clinton. "Because I have a lot of respect for Chelsea Clinton", he told CNN's Dana Bash. Only 12 percent of Republicans said he should exit, despite increasing calls from party officials for him to leave.
Clinton running mate Virginia Sen. He said of his impulse to kiss lovely women: "I don't even wait". In what was billed as a videotaped apology for his actions, Trump over the weekend said "Bill Clinton has actually abused women" and Hillary Clinton "bullied, attacked, shamed and intimidated" her husband's "victims". "We will discuss this more in the coming days".
And he retweeted two tweets from Juanita Broaddrick, the Arkansas nursing home administrator who alleged that Bill Clinton had raped her in 1978. Bill Clinton has long denied the accusations.
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That will not be easy to do with the Tide going to a spread offense with freshman quarterback Jalen Hurts running the show. Turner had 75 of his 113 yards rushing against Texas A&M on one play last week. "Obviously we like to run the football".
"Tremendous support (except for some Republican leadership").
Trump called the disclosure a "distraction", defiantly attacking the Clintons for husband Bill Clinton's past infidelities, and hinting strongly he would say more on the topic during Sunday's debate in St Louis, Missouri. Cruz's chief campaign strategist, Jason Johnson, suggested Trump's words were in keeping with other inflammatory remarks he's made over the course of the campaign, but a heartfelt apology might be a good strategy.
Hillary Clinton's camp has not responded to the allegations, but her campaign chairman John Podesta called Mr Trump "disgusting" when asked for his response to the tape revelations.
Given Clinton's own problems with voters' perceptions of her honesty, this is a tantalizing story line for the Trump campaign to press on.
The release of the recording and ensuing backlash nearly completely overshadowed the release of hacked emails from inside the Clinton campaign that revealed the contents of some of her previously secret paid speeches to Wall Street.
Those excerpts could validate what some of Clinton's critics have said all along: that the Democratic nominee is out of touch with the middle class. He appears to be gearing up to unleash his illness on Hillary Clinton, the Republican Party, and the American people.
"We briefed her on it during debate prep", Palmieri said. "He was selected by millions and millions of Republicans who still very much believe in him, who I think are more willing to forgive maybe than some others", he said. Disinvited Trump from a rally in Wisconsin.
Even before the latest fallout, Trump was already in need of a moment of political magic to reverse his slide in the polls barely four weeks from Election Day on November 8.
That means that the GOP nominee will head into Sunday night a novice in town halls - a format that will expose the candidates to questions from audience members and require extra agility and grace.
The debate also has the potential to produce some raw interactions between voters and the candidates.
As a campaign volunteer hugged the woman, Clinton responded: "Thank you for being so fearless".