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Melania defends Trump's 'boy talk'

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>> Melania Trump defending her husband's lewd comments about women as boy talk and calling accusations of sexual assault lies. In her first interview since the release of the campaign rattling video, the Slovenian born former model told CNN that Donald was goaded by then Access Hollywood host Billy Bush.
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>> He was lead on, egged on from the host to say dirty and bad stuff.>> It that what it is to you, just locker room talk?>> Yeah, it's kind of, two teenage boys. Actually they should behave better, right?>> He was 59.>> Correct. And sometimes I said, I have two boys at home.
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I have my young son and I have my husband.
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She also defended Trump against allegations of sexual misconduct that surfaced after the tape's leak. Pointing specifically to a story from People magazine writer, Natasha Stoynoff, who says the Republican candidate pushed her against a wall and forcefully kissed her.
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In her account, Stoynoff says she felt awkward when she ran into Melania after the incident, an encounter Melania says never happened. She also stuck up for Trump's criticism on the campaign trail of his accusers' looks.>> Believe me, she would not be my first choice, that I can tell you.
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>> Saying quote, he's raw. He will say it as he feels it. I know he respects women, but he's defending himself because they're lies. Melania further backed up Trump's claim that the media is biased against him. Saying the tape's release was organized by the opposition and that while she found the language inappropriate, she accepts her husband's apology.
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>> Isn't he the best?>> In a separate interview with Fox News, Melania also defended Trump's going after the husband of rival Hillary Clinton.>> Is it fair for the media to bring up Bill Clinton's past or for Donald Trump to bring up Bill Clinton's past?>> Well if they bring my past, why not?
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>> So they're asking for it?>> They asking for it. They start it.>> Melania apparently referring to racy modeling photos of her from the 1990s published by the New York Post last summer.