Poll: GOP voters standing behind Trump after lewd comments
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A new poll shows a large majority of Republican voters is standing behind Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpNearly 300 former national security officials sign Biden endorsement letter DC correspondent on the death of Michael Reinoehl: 'The folks I know in law enforcement are extremely angry about it' Late night hosts targeted Trump over Biden 97 percent of the time in September: study MORE after a tape surfaced showing the party’s presidential nominee making lewd comments about women in 2005.


Almost three-quarters of Republicans, 74 percent, said GOP leaders should still back Trump, according to a Politico/Morning Consult poll released Sunday morning.

Twelve percent of all Republican voters said Trump should end his campaign, pollsters found. Thirteen percent of female Republicans said he should drop out. 

Seventy percent of Democrats, meanwhile, said Trump should leave the race.

Seventy-four percent of all voters reacted negatively to the video, according to the poll. In that video, released on Friday, Trump uses vulgar and aggressive language about women.

Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonLate night hosts targeted Trump over Biden 97 percent of the time in September: study 10 steps toward better presidential debating Continuity is (mostly) on the menu for government contracting in the next administration MORE, the Democratic presidential nominee, leads Trump by 4 points nationally in the new survey, pollsters found.

Clinton has 42 percent support in a four-way matchup, with Trump at 38 percent, Libertarian nominee Gary JohnsonGary Earl JohnsonPoll: Biden notches 7-point lead ahead of Trump in New Hampshire One down, three more debates to go The Memo: 'Trump fatigue' spells trouble for president MORE at 8 percent and Green Party nominee Jill Stein at 3 percent.

Clinton also leads the businessman in a two-way race, 45 percent to 41 percent.

Trump's support dropped 1 point from a similar poll conducted before his comments were released.

The poll of 1,549 registered voters, including 1,390 likely voters, was conducted on Saturday. The margin of error among likely voters is 3 percentage points.