Lawyers for the Republican National Committee were reportedly exploring legal means of removing him from the ticket, while influential members of the GOP reportedly encouraged the RNC to replace Trump "by whatever means necessary".
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Vice President Pence's marriage has come under scrutiny for reports of freaky marital behaviour.
Mr Pence - who was said to have been the favoured candidate of the billionaire Koch brothers - has been described as the critical link between the United States president and the billionaire donors in the Republican party.
Karen Pence's comments come after Billy Bush - one of 10 men in the Access Hollywood bus when the president made his infamous, predatory remarks about using his celebrity to grab women by the genitalia - published a revealing op-ed regarding the encounter in The New York Times.
"She finds him reprehensible-just totally vile."
During a meeting to determine what steps to take next following the tape's release, Preibus told Trump to drop out or suffer a huge defeat to Hillary Clinton in November, according to sources close to the campaign.
Top Republican donors sought to buy out Donald Trump from the presidential campaign after the "Access Hollywood" tape - but the cost proved to be too high. "Didn't happen", she said.