He will get asked a few more times, then go off like the fat assed bully he is. He is done as a politician.
"There is a lot of talk coming from CitiGroup about how Dodd-Frank isn't perfect, So let me say this to anyone listening at Citi —I agree with you. Dodd-Frank isn't perfect. It should have broken you into pieces." -- Elizabeth Warren
It is too soon to tell. So long as he can maintain plausible deniability he is probably good to go. Of course the media is going to keep gnawing away now that they have their teeth into it, so who knows what lies ahead.
Many political figures had moronic followers and advisors and didn`t fall because of their stupidity.
I remember 2 years ago an adviser to a German politician hired private detectives to nonstop spy on the opposition candidate.
It had legal consequences for the advisor but not for the politician he was "advising".
A thought just came to mind: If he does go on to run for president, how much scrutiny will be placed on traffic patterns and aberrations across the country leading up to the election?