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This content was published on August 8, 2015 - 8:18 pm (Keystone-SDA)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has hit the headlines again with a misogynistic comment. Now he finally incurred the anger of his party.

The billionaire was discharged from an important Republican meeting on Saturday in Atlanta, the Redstate Gathering, as announced by the organizer Erick Erickson. "As much as I like Donald Trump personally, his comment about Megyn Kelly on CNN is a step too far for me," he said.

The background to the conflict is a comment by Trump on the presenter Megyn Kelly from the right-wing broadcaster Fox News. She co-moderated the first TV debate of the Republican presidential candidates on Thursday. Trump had already accused her shortly thereafter of having treated him unfairly.

The stumbling block was a new comment from Trump about the presenter on Friday evening on CNN, which was understood as if Trump had attributed the presenter's tough questions to the fact that she had had her days. "You can see that blood was coming out of her eyes, that blood was coming out of wherever on her," Trump said.

Competitor outraged

The only female Republican presidential candidate, Carly Fiorina, tweeted, "Mr. Trump. There. There. None. Sorry." She later added, "I support @megynkelly."

The Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker made a similar statement in a tweet. Republican applicant Mike Huckabee called for an apology from Trump on CNN.

Trump, for his part, vacillated between damage control and aggressive justification. He assured her that his remark was not an allusion to any part of Kelly's body. "So many 'politically correct' fools in our country," he tweeted.

His campaign bureau emphasized that Trump meant the nose. At the same time, Erickson was described in a statement as "totally looser" ("complete loser").

The fact that he was unloaded at the Republican meeting seemed to bother Trump badly. ". @ redstate I miss you all, and thank you for all of your support," he wrote on a Twitter message. And: "Political correctness kills our country. 'Weakness'".

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