Herman Cain said Wednesday he will decide within a week whether or not to stay in the presidential race, a day after he said he was "reassessing" his campaign.
Coming off a Georgia businesswoman's allegations of a 13-year affair with the married candidate, Cain said his family is his No. 1 priority as he makes the decision, which will be soon.
"A week from now, I will have made a final decision," he said in a Fox News interview with Neil Cavuto.
Cain said he's also listening to feedback from his supporters and looking at whether people are continuing to contribute to his campaign in spite of all the allegations made against him.
Cain has fiercely denied any wrongdoing in any of the sexual harassment claims made against him or the affair allegation. He said his latest accuser, Ginger White, was a friend whom he was helping financially -- something he's done for many people.
"Over the years, because I have been successful, I have helped many people financially," Cain said. "She was someone that I considered a friend, although apparently she's not, that I was helping because she was having financial troubles."
White has produced phone records she says are proof of her relationship with Cain. He told Fox News he and his legal counsel trying to get those records.
"If she were texting me at four or five in the morning...that doesn't mean I was calling her," Cain said. "All it says was 61 calls -- I talk to a lot of people 61 times, we don't even know over what period of time [they cover]."
Cain said he couldn't say for certain whether White's allegations would be the last to surface.
"I was in business for over 40 years. I have worked with and helped a lot of people, male and female. There is no way for me to say unequivocally that somebody else may not come up," he said.
Cain said the latest allegations are all part of a "character assassination."
"This is a character assassination of me. Why? Because I was doing so well. There's no other reason to basically explain it," he said. “This is about trying to bring down Herman Cain. But if they’re going to bring down Herman Cain at a heavy price for my family, I am in the process of reassessing that.”
Watch the full interview below, via Fox News: