She added, they don’t represent him and he has ‘the heart and mind of a leader’. Melania Trump on Saturday said her husband used “unacceptable and offensive” language in a newly unearthed recording that has provoked condemnation from the presidential candidate’s family and fellow Republicans.
The Washington Times reports,
Mrs. Trump’s remarks were delivered through a statement released by her husband’s presidential campaign Saturday afternoon roughly 24 hours after controversy erupted upon publication of a 2005 recording that captured the businessman making vulgar remarks about women.
“The words my husband used are unacceptable and offensive to me,” she said in the statement. “This does not represent the man that I know. He has the heart and mind of a leader. I hope people will accept his apology, as I have, and focus on the important issues facing our nation and the world. “
Mr. Trump apologized in the form of a video statement released earlier Saturday morning several hours after the previously published audio emerged, first in the Washington Post, insisting the remarks don’t reflect the person he is today and calling the leak “nothing more than a distraction.”
“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, and the words released today on this more-than-a-decade-old video are one of them,” Mr. Trump said.
Those comments were captured by microphones when Mr. Trump taped an appearance on the television show
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