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Carly Fiorina is calling on Donald TrumpDonald TrumpHarris stumps for McAuliffe in Virginia On The Money — Sussing out what Sinema wants Hillicon Valley — Presented by Xerox — The Facebook Oversight Board is not pleased MORE to drop out of the presidential race following leaked audio of Trump making lewd comments about women, joining a growing list of Republicans racing to distance themselves from the GOP nominee.
Fiorina, who faced off with Trump several times during the GOP presidential primary, said in a statement Saturday that Trump "does not represent me or my party.”
She asked the real estate mogul to step aside so that the Republican National Committee can replace Trump with his running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceBiden, Trump tied in potential 2024 match-up: poll Nearly 80 percent of Republicans want to see Trump run in 2024: poll Why is Trump undermining his administration's historic China policies? MORE.
"I understand the responsibility of Republicans to support their nominee. Our nominee has weighty responsibilities as well," Fiorina said. "Donald Trump has manifestly failed in these responsibilities."
Fiorina reiterated her opposition to Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonMeghan McCain: 'SNL' parodies made me feel like 'laughing stock of the country' Hill: Trump reelection would spur 'one constitutional crisis after another' Trump defends indicted GOP congressman MORE, saying she is "unfit" to be president.
"For the sake of our constitution and the rule of law, we must defeat Hillary Clinton," Fiorina said.
Sens. Mike CrapoMichael (Mike) Dean CrapoDemocrats narrow scope of IRS proposal amid GOP attacks Senate GOP signals they'll help bail out Biden's Fed chair Yellen confident of minimum global corporate tax passage in Congress MORE (R-Idaho), Mike LeeMichael (Mike) Shumway LeeCawthorn, Lee introduce bills banning interstate travel vaccine mandate Retreating economy creates new hurdle for Democrats in 2022 McConnell vows GOP won't help raise debt ceiling in December after Schumer 'tantrum' MORE (R-Utah), Mark KirkMark Steven KirkDuckworth announces reelection bid Brave new world: Why we need a Senate Human Rights Commission Senate majority battle snags Biden Cabinet hopefuls MORE (R-Ill.) and Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) have all called on Trump to leave the GOP presidential ticket as well. Reps. Jason ChaffetzJason ChaffetzCongress's latest hacking investigation should model its most recent Fox News Audio expands stable of podcasts by adding five new shows The myth of the conservative bestseller MORE (R-Utah) and Martha RobyMartha Dubina RobyLobbying world House Republicans who didn't sign onto the Texas lawsuit The year of the Republican woman MORE (R-Ala.) ave rescinded their endorsements of Trump, and conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt has called on him to leave the presidential race.