NEWS ANCHOR: We are now hearing from Senator Kelly Ayotte one day after she backed out of supporting Donald Trump.
REPORTER #1: Kelly Ayotte doing her best to distance herself from Donald Trump.
REPORTER #2: Distance herself from Donald Trump.
REPORTER #3: For months, Kelly Ayotte said she supported Donald Trump.
REPORTER #4: Just days ago, at a debate, Ayotte said that she would consider Trump a role model for her children.
AYOTTE: Absolutely, I would do that.
REPORTER #5: Why did it take till now, for instance, for Kelly Ayotte to say, “Ok. This is it. This is the last straw.”
REPORTER #6: She sees the tide shifting. That’s what I read into this statement.
REPORTER #7: This helps her future political viability.
REPORTER #8: What she values is her seat, and she’s trying to keep something she values.
REPORTER #9: Tried to save her own campaign.