Clinton later Friday ripped Trump, calling the series of posts "unhinged, even for him".
"He's being Trump. I don't have any comment beyond that", said former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, a top supporter.
Hillary Clinton steered clear of the latest maelstrom around Donald Trump as she gave a speech in Florida on Friday focused on enhancing public service opportunities.
"There's been a lot of talk about sex tapes today and in a unusual turn of events only one adult film has emerged today, and its star is Donald Trump", said Clinton spokesman Nick Merrill, adding he hadn't seen the film. Clinton shamed Trump for demeaning Machado publicly when she gained weight after winning Trump's Miss Universe beauty pageant in 1996.
In another tweet, he questioned whether Clinton had helped Machado to "become a US citizen so she could use her in the debate?".
Rather than back way from the comments about Machado, Trump has repeatedly pushed it back to the center of the conversation, even as early voting in critical states gets underway. And Friday morning was no exception to that rule.
What's more ironic, Gingrich judging someone's weight or Trump accusing anybody of "smearing" a woman?
He added, "When she tells me we don't need to talk about this right now, I listen".
Lifelong Republican loyalists across the country are beyond frustrated that Trump's dueling personas appear to be jeopardizing the GOP's chance to take back the White House.
Trump's team said he had been prepared to bring up the Lewinsky scandal during Monday night's debate but decided otherwise because the Clintons' daughter, Chelsea, was in the room.
No problem with Rooney, insists Mourinho
The report states that despite being relegated to the bench in recent weeks, Rooney will not be stripped as captain of the club. It was a really good performance, a performance to win by a comfortable score and, in the end, we lose two points".
Mr. Trump has been trying to discredit Ms. Machado ever since Mrs. Clinton brought up her story during Monday night's debate as an example of how her rival has treated women. Clinton asked to cheers.
The most popular time to tweet in the last couple days, if you're a presidential candidate, has been before the sun rises. And just over five weeks from Election Day, Trump is giving her more evidence.
Clinton aides expect Trump will at some point explicitly "go there" on Bill Clinton's past.
Trump University is the target of two lawsuits in San Diego and one in NY that accuse the business of fleecing students with unfulfilled promises to teach secrets of success in real estate. I wasn't president of the United States. She was accused of being an accomplice to attempted murder in her native Venezuela in 1997, and the judge in that case said she made threats against this life. "I'll let you decide which is worse for America".
According to the fact-checking website Snopes, the sex tape allegation appears to refer to Machado's appearance on a television reality show in which she is shown in bed with another participant, but under the covers.
At a rally in Novi, Michigan, Trump wondered aloud whether the microphone problem was deliberate.
Machado was 19 years old and weighed around 160 pounds when Trump taunted her for her weight gain.
In one of the more, "huh?" moments of this week, Trump supporter and former Navy SEAL Carl Higbie praised Trump's fat-shaming of Machado as "a luxury exercise program".
"Her name is Alicia Machado and she has become a USA citizen, and you can bet she's going to vote this November", Clinton said Monday, as her campaign released a video featuring Machado recalling her mortification as Trump invited reporters to watch Machado work out at the gym.