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Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceJan. 6 panel plans to subpoena Trump lawyer who advised on how to overturn election Pence to deliver address on 'educational freedom' in Virginia Obama looks to give new momentum to McAuliffe MORE and his wife were reportedly floored on Friday when they heard about the lewd remarks about women Donald TrumpDonald TrumpJan. 6 panel plans to subpoena Trump lawyer who advised on how to overturn election Texans chairman apologizes for 'China virus' remark Biden invokes Trump in bid to boost McAuliffe ahead of Election Day MORE made in 2005 in a leaked recording.
Trump’s running mate said he was “beside himself” and his wife Karen was "furious" when he found out about audio tape, a source told the Associated Press.
The Indiana governor didn’t directly answer questions shouted by reporters during a campaign stop on in Ohio after the news broke, the AP reported.
Trump released a statement apologizing "if anyone was offended" by the vulgar comments about women he made in the recording, which was obtained by The Washington Post and NBC News.
But that didn’t stop a flood of harsh criticism from his own party including some lawmakers such as Sen. 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.) who said Trump should drop out of the race and Republicans should move forward with emergency procedures to find a new nominee.