GOP's Pence forging ahead in awkward relationship with Trump

GOP's Pence forging ahead in awkward relationship with Trump

GOP's Pence forging ahead in awkward relationship with Trump

Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence made clear he is all-in on his running mate's campaign on Monday after rumors that he was considering leaving the ticket.

"At this juncture I'm not going to vote for Hillary Clinton, and Donald Trump has yet to earn my support", he said.

Pence's comments on CBS came as the hosts quizzed him on his continuing support for Trump despite recent allegations of inappropriate touching and a 2005 tape in which Trump boasts about kissing and grabbing women without permission. But the governor said he believed the real-estate magnate delivered a honest apology over the weekend in multiple forums.

"I do not condone his remarks and can not defend them", he added. And when you're a star, they let you do it. He did. He expressed his personal remorse.

Pence said that he had encouraged Trump to "express what I believe is his honest personal remorse" over his revolting remarks during a conversation with then-"Access Hollywood" host Billy Bush in 2005. When asked recently about Trump, Haslam said just wanted the election season to be over.

NEWTON, Iowa-The relationship between Gov. Mike Pence and his running mate Donald Trump still seems to be fairly solid, with Pence resuming campaign stops and rallies for Trump. He apologised in a videotaped statement, saying: "I've said and done things I regret, and the words released today on this more-than-a-decade-old video are one of them".

"As Christians we are called to forgive, even as we've been forgiven", Pence said during a speech at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., as he proceeded to praise Trump's handling of the matter at the recent debate in St. Louis against Hillary Clinton.

Donald Trump is struggling to stay on track as support fades in the republican ranks.

Pence also insisted there was no daylight between him and Trump on Syria policy, in spite of clear contrasts between the two.

Pence, who was hastily scheduled to attend a rally with House Speaker Paul Ryan in Wisconsin this afternoon after Trump was disinvited, will no longer make an appearance with Ryan, according to an NBC News report.

"Donald Trump last night showed that he is a big man", he added.

Voters responded positively to the remarks said by both Trump and Pence Sunday and Monday. "And I think the way she had framed that was to suggest that I had implied we ought to use military power to achieve regime change and I had simply never said that", he said, referring to moderator Martha Raddatz.

Pence addressed the awkwardness with a savvy statement acknowledging his own performance and preserving his alliance with Trump.

"Are we talking about what somebody said or what somebody did", said Pete, a Trump/Pence supporter.

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