GOP presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpIvanka Trump pens op-ed on kindergartners learning tech Bharara, Yates tamp down expectations Mueller will bring criminal charges Overnight Cybersecurity: Equifax security employee left after breach | Lawmakers float bill to reform warrantless surveillance | Intel leaders keeping collusion probe open MORE promised late Thursday night that he would no longer curse on the campaign trail.

“I won’t use foul language,” he told supporters during a rally in Baton Rouge, La.

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“I’m just not going to do it. I’ll never do it again, actually, and I’ll never even copy what somebody asks me to say.”

Trump’s rivals for the Republican presidential nomination have criticized his public profanity as crass and undignified.

“I’m not sure a lot of voters are excited about having a president who, when he gets rattled or gets upset, he begins cursing and yelling vulgarities,” rival candidate Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzWhatever you think the Alabama special election means, you’re probably wrong This week: Congress gets ball rolling on tax reform Week ahead: Senators work toward deal to fix ObamaCare markets MORE said in Fort Mill, S.C., late Thursday evening, according to MSNBC.

“You turn on the TV and you see a leading presidential candidate saying profanity from a stage,” Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioOvernight Defense: Tillerson, Trump deny report of rift | Tillerson says he never considered resigning | Trump expresses 'total confidence' in secretary | Rubio asks Army to kick out West Point grad Rubio asks Army to kick out West Point grad with pro-communist posts GOP establishment doubts Bannon’s primary powers MORE, another GOP contender, said the same day in Okatie, S.C. "Profanity from a stage. All these things undermine what we teach our children.”

Trump has repeatedly vowed he will “bomb the shit” out of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria as president. He recently sparked outrage for echoing a supporter who called Cruz a “pussy."