Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump defends earlier comments about a female moderator that came under criticism and denounces critics as ''fools.'' Diane Hodges reports.
Even when Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is kicked out of the spotlight, he manages to grab it back. One day after TV journalist Megyn Kelly pressed Trump during a televised debate about disparaging comments he had made about women, .... the Donald accused Kelly of having "blood coming out of her wherever." The comment got him booted from a weekend gathering of Republican presidential hopefuls in Atlanta. Event organizer Erick Erickson said he did not want his daughter exposed to comments like that. (SOUNDBITE) (English) ERICK ERICKSON, REDSTATE.COM, SAYING: "Do you really think he can make it to the White House with the media running, every five minutes, that he's calling a female reporter, on Fox, by the way, saying that she was having her period, that's why she was asking her questions. I mean, it's disrespectful to Megan Kelly. It's disrespectful to female journalists. It's disrespectful to women. I don't want my daughter in the room with Donald Trump tomorrow night, so I uninvited him. I'm sorry." Instead of backing down, Trump doubled-down, saying on Twitter that "wherever" referred to Kelly's nose, And calling his critics "politically correct fools." All the polls show Trump is leading his rivals by a wide margin. It's not clear yet whether this new controversy will cost him any of that support.