Take The Poll: Should Donald Trump Drop Out Over Sex Misconduct Stories?

Donald Trump was hit with four new allegations on Wednesday that he groped women in a sexual manner without their consent — bringing to nine the number of women from Trump’s past who have publicly accused him of unwanted sexual conduct. And the three new allegations weren’t even all of the sexual misconduct stories about Trump this week.

Should Trump continue his run for the presidency despite the new stories about his alleged sexual misconduct? Or should the Republican nominee drop out of the race, calling it quits to prevent further embarrassment? Take the Inquisitr poll below to register your opinion. Check the circle next to your answer, then click “vote” to see the results so far.

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Trump has denied the allegations, a spokesperson for his campaign says in the following MSNBC video

In fact, during last Sunday’s presidential debate, he was asked directly by moderator Anderson Cooper whether he had ever done the things he described on the 2005 recording leaked last Friday. On that recording, Trump described how he would kiss attractive women without their consent, and suggested that because he was “a star” he could get away with making unwanted advances on women, even, “grab them by the p****y.”

Trump dismissed the recording as “locker room talk,” and told Cooper that he had never done any of the things that he described on that tape.

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The four women who came forward with stories about inappropriate sexual grabbing, touching and advances by Trump were the following.

  • Jessica Leeds, who told The New York Times that on plane flight in the 190s, she was seated next to Trump after she received a first-class upgrade on her ticket. Trump suddenly reached into her seat and began touching her abut 45 minutes after takeoff, Leeds told the Times, saying that Trump, who would have been in his late 30s or early 40s at the time, put his hands on her breasts and attempted to reach a hand under her skirt.

“He was like an octopus. His hands were everywhere,” she told the Times. “It was an assault.”

  • Rachel Crooks, who also spoke on the record to the Times for the same story on Wednesday. When she was 22, she said, she served as a representative for a real estate company that did business with Trump. In 2005, she says, she introduced herself to Trump in Trump Tower in New York City.

When she shook hands with Trump, she recounted, he repeatedly kissed her on the cheeks and then kissed her “directly on the mouth.”

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  • Natasha Stoynoff, a reporter for People Magazine, who wrote in that magazine that when she was assigned to interview Trump for a 2005 story, he took her into a large room in his Florida Mar-a-Lago mansion, under the pretext of giving her a tour of the estate.

But once inside that room, Trump closed the door behind them and “within seconds, he was pushing me against the wall, and forcing his tongue down my throat,” Stoynoff wrote.

The incident took place less than a year after Trump married his third and current wife, Melania, who was “very pregnant” at the time, Stoynoff wrote.

As with the other allegations against him, a Trump spokesperson called the People Magazine story “fabricated.”

  • Mindy McGillivray, a Palm Springs, Florida, woman who told The Palm Beach Post that Trump groped her in 2003, also at the Mar-a-Lago estate. McGillivray was working as an assistant to a photographer after a concert by Ray Charles at the estate.

She and a group of others including Donald and Melania Trump waited for Charles to emerge from backstage following the performance when Trump groped her, she said.

“All of a sudden I felt a grab, a little nudge,” she told the newspaper. “

“I turn around and there’s Donald. He sort of looked away quickly. I quickly turned back, facing Ray Charles, and I’m stunned.”

Also on Wednesday, a lawyer for a woman who is suing Trump, claiming that Trump raped her at a party when she was only 13-years-old, told the site BuzzFeed that he plans to require Trump to testify about the alleged incident in open court — probably sometime in December.

Finally, CBS News on Wednesday revealed a 1992 tape in which Trump meets a 10-year-old girl and says that he will be “dating her in 10 years.”

Do the allegations add up enough to force Donald Trump to drop out the presidential race? Or are these stories just a series of political hits — and nothing that Trump should worry about? Vote in the poll at the top of this page to record your support or opposition.

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