Trump tweet: 'Certainly has been an interesting 24 hours!’
Donald TrumpDonald TrumpRomney blasts end of filibuster, expansion of SCOTUS McConnell, GOP slam Biden's executive order on SCOTUS US raises concerns about Iran's seriousness in nuclear talks MORE on Saturday morning broke his Twitter silence in the wake of damaging audio leaks showing him vulgarly talking about groping women.
“Certainly has been an interesting 24 hours!” Trump tweeted Saturday morning.
Trump's lewd comments spiraled into a scandal on Friday afternoon after The Washington Post published video caught on a hot microphone before an appearance on "Access Hollywood."
The GOP nominee talked about unsuccessfully trying to bed a married woman and said that as a celebrity, women let him "do anything."
"You know I'm automatically attracted to beautiful — I just start kissing them. It's like a magnet. Just kiss. I don't even wait. And when you're a star they let you do it. You can do anything," he said in the audio.
"Grab them by the p----."
Three GOP senators called on Trump two leave the GOP presidential ticket, and two House members rescinded their endorsements of Trump.
Trump released an apology video late Friday night, hours after the Washington Post first reported the leaked tapes. The GOP presidential nominee expressed regret, but defiantly attacked former President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson Clinton Boehner on Clinton impeachment: 'I regret that I didn't fight against it' 'Matt Gaetz wants to date your child' billboard appears in Florida The strategy Biden needs to pass his infrastructure plan MORE for “abuse” of women, saying there’s a “big difference” between his words and Clinton’s actions.