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Florida Republicans react to Trump's comments on groping women


--A spokeswoman for Marco Rubio said Friday night he is "focused on hurricane recovery and hasn't weighed in."

UPDATE: Rubio later posted to Twitter:

--Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who chairs a pro-Trump super PAC: "I'm not following politics closely right now, but this is terrible. I don't agree with anyone talking like this about anyone, ever."

--Miami Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart: "I'm glad Mr. Trump issued an apology for the tape that was released in which he is heard saying disrespectful and completely unacceptable comments regarding his interactions with women. It's important that he acknowledged that statements like those are offensive and reprehensible."

--CNN commentator Ana Navarro, who had backed Jeb Bush and has denounced Donald Trump repeatedly as a "racist," said on TV that Trump should quit and the Republican Party should disavow him. "Tonight."

--Bush, who hasn't backed Trump:

--Miami Rep. Carlos Curbelo, who also hasn't backed Trump:

--Miami Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, who hasn't backed Trump:

--Former Republican Party of Florida chairman Al Cardenas, who hasn't backed Trump:

--Florida House Speaker Steve Crisafulli:

From notable national Republicans:

--Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus: "No woman should ever be described in these terms or talked about in this manner. Ever."

--House Speaker Paul Ryan, who was scheduled to appear at an event with Trump in Wisconsin on Saturday: "I am sickened by what I heard today. Women are to be championed and revered, not objectified. I hope Mr. Trump treats this situation with the seriousness it deserves and works to demonstrate to the country that he has greater respect for the women than this clip deserves. In the meantime, he is no longer attending tomorrow's event in Wisconsin."

--Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: "These comments are repugnant, and unacceptable in any circumstance. As the father of three daughters, I strongly believe that Trump needs to apologize directly to women and girls everywhere, and take full responsibility for the utter lack of respect for women shown in his comments on that tape."

--2008 nominee and Arizona Sen. John McCain: "There are no excuses for Donald Trump's offensive and demeaning comments. No woman should ever be victimized by this kind of inappropriate behavior. He alone bears the burden of his consequences and alone should suffer the consequences."

--2012 nominee Mitt Romney, who hasn't backed Trump:

--Former Trump rival and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz:

--Former Trump rival and Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who hasn't endorsed him:

--Former Trump rival and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker:

Republicans who have revoked their Trump endorsements:

--Utah Gov. Gary Herbert

--Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz

--Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman

--Virginia Sen. Barbara Comstock

--Alabama Rep. Martha Roby

Here's the bombshell Washington Post story.