Texas GOP's only female lawmaker calls on Trump to step down
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Texas' only female Republican lawmaker, Rep. Kay GrangerNorvell (Kay) Kay GrangerGOP lawmaker patience runs thin with Trump tactics Bottom line GOP women's group rolls out six-figure campaign for Ernst MORE, on Sunday denounced Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpPennsylvania Supreme Court strikes down GOP bid to stop election certification Biden looks to career officials to restore trust, morale in government agencies Sunday shows preview: US health officials brace for post-holiday COVID-19 surge MORE, urging the GOP nominee to step down from the ticket.


"We have heard rumors about the insensitive and vulgar things Mr. Trump says about women," Granger wrote in a statement to the Texas Tribune.

"But watching that video is disgusting. Mr. Trump should remove himself from consideration as Commander in Chief," she added.

The newly released tape of Trump making vulgar remarks about women sparked outrage on Friday, with many GOP lawmakers urging Trump to step down from the Republican ticket.

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