WASHINGTON – New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez said Saturday she will not support Donald Trump for president after a leaked 2005 videotape showed the Republican presidential nominee boasting about kissing and groping women without consent, and getting away with it because he was a celebrity.
Martinez has been critical of Trump throughout his campaign and has never endorsed him. She joined a growing chorus of prominent Republicans on Saturday in denouncing his remarks heard on tape.
“What Trump brags about is appalling and completely unacceptable,” Martinez said in a statement. “No woman should ever be treated the way he claims he treated women. Unfortunately, there is a pattern of disturbing conduct and offensive rhetoric that raises serious questions about his fitness to be President. That’s why I have withheld my support from the very beginning, and will not support him now.”