Poll: Is Trump a misogynist?

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WASHINGTON (AP) Donald Trump's incendiary comments about women over the years are causing heartburn for many Republicans. But they're raising especially awkward problems for the five female House GOP lawmakers facing competitive re-election battles this year.

Trump has used terms like "dog," ''fat pig" and "flat-chested" to describe women.

Now, the five female Republican lawmakers must decide.

Do they reject Trump and risk alienating his energized supporters? Or do they embrace him and possibly lose support from women, Hispanics and others he's angered and invite criticism for backing a man who has repeatedly insulted their own gender?

The five are GOP Reps. Martha McSally of Arizona, Mia Love of Utah, Barbara Comstock of Virginia, Elise Stefanik of New York and Renee Ellmers of North Carolina.

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