"They were humor columns, but some of them weren't funny and so I am apologetic," the president's Federal Reserve Board pick said.
The president said he will respect Cain's wishes and not nominate him for the role.
Three GOP senators — Utah’s Mitt Romney, Alaska’s Lisa Murkowski and North Dakota’s Kevin Cramer — told AP they’d likely vote against Cain.
Why would the president choose such terrible appointees? Trump wants people who “will do exactly what he tells them to do,” Oliver said.
Larry Kudlow said Cain is a good choice for the Federal Reserve despite the accusations that surfaced in 2011.
The MSNBC show mocked Donald Trump's plan to nominate the former pizza executive for a Federal Reserve Board seat.
"Is that really something that’s going to be seared in your memory that you’ll need therapy for?” Jason Lewis said in the 2012 clip published by CNN.
Cain posted the bizarre message on his website.
The presumptive Republican nominee is a vocal advocate for women. Except when he's not.
It is unclear if Donald Trump has rewritten the rules of political campaigning but he has unquestionably left pundits and political scientists baffled by his success. Most careful observers of politics (present authors included) believed Trump would have washed out quickly and decisively.
So, another Republican presidential debate brings more confirmation of what the Republican Party has become. It's probably the most reactionary major conservative party of any in the advanced industrial world.
"We all end up working for people who are more successful than us," the presidential hopeful said.