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 TrumpRosenstein expected to leave DOJ next month: reports Allies wary of Shanahan's assurances with looming presence of Trump States file lawsuit seeking to block Trump's national emergency declaration 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 ClintonRoger Stone shares, quickly deletes Instagram photo of federal judge on his case Barack, Michelle Obama expected to refrain from endorsing in 2020 Dem primary: report Why the national emergency? A second term may be Trump’s only shield from an indictment 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 JohnsonPotential GOP primary challenger: Trump's 'contempt for the American people' behind possible bid The Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by Kidney Care Partners — Trump escalates border fight with emergency declaration Former Mass. governor takes step toward Trump primary challenge 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.