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Trump can’t remember last time he apologized

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GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump says he cannot recall the last time he gave someone an apology.

“It was too many years ago to remember,” Trump said, according to the Aug. 28 issue of The Hollywood Reporter“I have one of the great memories of all time, but I can’t remember.”

{mosads}“At the same time, I believe in apologizing,” he added. “But to apologize for me is very difficult. I definitely would apologize if I were wrong on something.”

Trump offered the comments in a wide-ranging interview that touched on his presidential candidacy, his thoughts on the first GOP debate and a host of other issues.

Trump is currently the front-runner for the GOP’s 2016 presidential nomination across multiple national polls. He said that he overtook former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush as the Republican frontrunner by campaigning more dynamically for voters’ support.

“Jeb is a very nice person, but he is very low energy,” Trump said. “And you need a person with great energy, enthusiasm and brainpower to straighten out our country. Our country is a mess in almost every way.”

The outspoken billionaire additionally criticized Bush for his remarks on women’s healthcare funding earlier this month.

Bush at the Southern Baptist Forum in Nashville on Aug. 4 said: “I’m not sure we need half a billion dollars for women’s health issues.” He later said he misspoke.

“Bush came out and said he didn’t want to fund women’s health, and then he went back and he said he made a mistake by saying it,” Trump said of Bush’s address. “That’s not a mistake, that’s stupidity.”

Trump rejected the idea that Congress will pass an amendment to the Constitution preventing same-sex marriage.

“Some people have hopes of passing amendments, but it’s not going to happen,” Trump said.

“So anybody that’s making that an issue is doing it for political reasons,” added Trump, who supported states deciding the issue themselves. “The Supreme Court ruled on it.”

Trump’s remarks follow the Supreme Court’s landmark 5-4 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges in June. The ruling recognized same-sex marriages nationwide and legalizes the practice in all U.S. states and territories.

Trump ruled out serving as vice president should he not win his party’s nomination next year.

“I just don’t think it would be good for them, I don’t think it would be good for me,” Trump said.

“It’s a great position, a very important position,” he added. “I just think in that position, perhaps they could do something different than me. And that’s not to minimalize the position.” 

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