Donald Trump: There’s ‘Zero Chance I’ll Quit’ Race

Donald Trump: There’s ‘Zero Chance I’ll Quit’ Race

Donald Trump, under pressure to step aside as the Republican presidential candidate after the disclosure of his having made lewd comments about women, said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal on Saturday that there is “zero chance I’ll quit.”

“I never, ever give up,” Mr. Trump said. He also said his campaign isn’t in crisis: “The support I’m getting is unbelievable, because Hillary Clinton is a horribly flawed candidate.”

Mr. Trump said he is considering making a speech on Saturday night to discuss the controversy as well as his campaign’s positions. He said the commotion over his remarks will blow over as it did in other instances, such as after his attacks on Sen. John McCain and his proposed ban on Muslims.

About his sexually charged statements caught on tape, Mr. Trump said, “People get it. They get life.”

Asked about the reaction of the two women with whom he is closest, wife Melania Trump and daughter Ivanka Trump, he replied: “I was with Ivanka yesterday; I’m with Melania now. They fully understand, and they’re very loyal.”

An expanded version of this report appears at WSJ.com.

Check Also

Anti-terror Fight ‘Not a Battle Between Different Faiths,’ Trump to Tell Saudi Summit

Anti-terror Fight ‘Not a Battle Between Different Faiths,’ Trump to Tell Saudi Summit

US President Donald Trump will launch an appeal to confront extremism on Sunday, telling dozens of Muslim leaders in a speech that the fight against terror “is not a battle between different faiths.”