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Enter Gloria Cain.

“To hear such graphic allegations and know that that would have been something that was totally disrespectful of her as a woman and I know that’s not the person he is,” Gloria Cain told host Greta Van Susteren. “I’m thinking he would have to have a split personality to do the things that were said.”

Her response was expected.

“Every woman who finds out her husband is a harasser has a hard time believing it,” said Karen O’Connor, founder of the nonpartisan Women & Politics Institute at American University. “This is another ‘stand by your man.’”

Now other Republican women will have to decide whether to stand by him, too.

Associated Press writer Jennifer Agiesta contributed to this report.