Republican Maine Gov. Paul LePage says the country needs Donald Trump "to show some authoritarian power in our country" because Democratic President Barack Obama has acted like "an autocrat" during his tenure as president.
LePage, a Republican like Trump, made the comments during an appearance on WVOM-FM on Tuesday. The comments follow the release last week of a videotape showing Trump using predatory language regarding women.
LePage also addressed the videotape during the radio appearance. Trump is heard on the 2005 video bragging about how his fame allowed him to "do anything" to women.
LePage said "it's one thing to be in a locker...