Mike Crapo

Donald Trump's crude remarks put running mate Mike Pence in awkward spot

Donald Trump's crude remarks put running mate Mike Pence in awkward spot

Mike Pence has long described himself as a "Christian, a conservative and a Republican in that order."

Now, the GOP vice presidential nominee and his priorities are facing a critical test as Donald Trump, staggered by his recorded vulgarities about women, careens toward Sunday's presidential debate against Democrat Hillary Clinton.

Trump has vowed to stay in the race.

Pence's advocacy for Trump came to a screeching, perhaps temporary, halt Saturday in the hours after Trump released a video apologizing for 2005 remarks in which he describes his aggressive conduct toward women.

Pence said in a statement about Trump that he won't "condone his remarks...

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