Jon Huntsman calls for Trump to drop out of race

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman called on Republican presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpBusiness school deans call for lifting country-specific visa caps Bolton told ex-Trump aide to call White House lawyers about Ukraine pressure campaign: report Federal prosecutors in New York examining Giuliani business dealings with Ukraine: report MORE to drop out of the presidential election in light of the lewd comments Trump made about women that surfaced Friday. 

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Huntsman, who had been reluctant to support Trump but encouraged Never Trump Republicans to rally behind the nominee, told the Salt Lake Tribune that it’s time for Trump’s running mate Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceLouisiana's Democratic governor forced into runoff 2020 general election debates announced Trump's concerning vision for international religious freedom MORE should move to the top of the ticket. 

"In a campaign cycle that has been nothing but a race to the bottom — at such a critical moment for our nation — and with so many who have tried to be respectful of a record primary vote, the time has come for Governor Pence to lead the ticket," he said.