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Trump apologizes for lewd comments caught on tape

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>> I said it. I was wrong, and I apologize.>> Just past midnight on Saturday, Donald Trump on defense, after what might be the October surprise to Trump all others.>> I've never said I'm a perfect person, nor pretended to be someone that I'm not. I've said and done things I regret.
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>> Those words coming after this previously unaired video obtained by the Washington Post, surfaced Friday.>> I moved on her and I failed. I'll admit it, and I did try and
BLEEP] h
r. She was married.>> Trump, speaking in lewd terms on a hot mic, about how he seduces women.
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He was on a bus with former host of Access Hollywood, Billy Bush. Yes, from that Bush family.>> I moved on her like a
BLEEP],
nd she was married. Then all of a sudden I see her, she's now got the big phony
BLEEP] a
d everything. She's totally changed her looks.
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>> In his 90-second video apology, though, Trump changes the subject to a topic he's used as a threat for weeks.>> Bill Clinton has actually abused women. And Hillary has bullied, attacked, shamed, and intimidated his victims. We will discuss this more in the coming days. See you at the debate on Sunday.
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>> Trump's running mate, Mike Pence, who's been courting the most conservative wing of the GOP, ignored questions about the tape on the campaign trail Friday. A slew of prominent Republicans are condemning Trump's behavior. Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz, the first to rescind his endorsement. Perhaps most notably House Speaker Paul Ryan, who had just agreed to appear with Trump Saturday, issuing the statement saying he was sickened and that Trump would no longer appear with him.
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Trump's challenger, Hillary Clinton, meanwhile seizing the moment with a tweet saying, this is horrific. We cannot allow this man to become president.