Trump struggles to retain female voters in New Hampshire after leaked remarks

Trump struggles to retain female voters in New Hampshire after leaked remarks


The Republican candidate scored his first victory in the states in the primaries, but now his nomination has been overshadowed by a growing list of allegations

Lifelong Republican Karen Porter paused for a moment at the mention of Donald Trumps name, then said with a sigh: I probably will vote against my party this year for the first time in my life.

The retired teacher had just walked out of a fabric store in Manchester, the New Hampshire city where, in February, the Trump political bulldozer started flattening everything in its path.

He scored his first victory here in the 2016 presidential primaries, but now that his nomination has been overshadowed by growing scandals over his attitude and behavior towards women, he is struggling to persuade voters like Porter to rally around his candidacy.

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I think it tells a lot about his character, Porter said of leaked footage from 2005, in which Trump bragged about groping and kissing women without their consent.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/oct/17/donald-trump-new-hampshire-supporters-election-misconduct

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