Trump’s lewd ‘locker room talk’ has GOP in damage-control mode

The presidential nominee is defying those who want him exit the race. A tepid mea culpa and Sunday’s nasty debate might only forestall the inevitable. Can messaging save him?

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With four weeks until Election Day, is the race ostensibly over?

After a weekend of defending Donald Trump’s salacious recorded remarks as “locker room talk,” the RNC and the campaign itself face a week of messaging gymnastics aimed at salvaging the GOP nominee’s electability.

Many are calling for Trump to withdraw after the release of a 2005 video featuring Trump and NBC broadcaster Billy Bush, then co-host of “Access Hollywood.”

The video comes on the heels of an Associated Press report detailing Trump’s lewdness and sexism on the set of “The Apprentice.” A former “Apprentice” producer says further revelations are likely.

The Atlantic reported:

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