Politics

Arnold Schwarzenegger Disavows Trump

October 8th 2016

By:
Mike Rothschild

Prominent Republicans have distanced themselves from Donald Trump in the wake of his damaging tape leak.

A highly visible Republican who straddles both politics and entertainment was the most recent to do so: Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Around the time that vice presidential nominee Mike Pence responded to Trump's tape, the former California governor and upcoming host of "The Celebrity Apprentice" made it clear that he will not vote for Trump:

Schwarzenegger never endorsed Trump and said he voted for Ohio Gov. John Kasich in the California Republican Primary, according to the Los Angeles Times. He also defended Judge Gonzalo Curielo, the federal judge whose Mexican heritage was attacked by Trump in June. 

He's is just one of many Republicans not backing Trump, including former President George HW Bush as well as a host of politicians:

Update 10/10/16: This story was updated to clarify that Schwarzenegger has never supported Trump's candidacy.