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Melania Trump asks forgiveness for husband’s ‘offensive’ comments

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Melania Trump says she was offended by her husband Donald Trump’s “unacceptable” sexual remarks about women, but is asking the nation to accept his apology.

{mosads}Melania Trump said in a Saturday statement that the “words my husband used are unacceptable and offensive to me.” 

“This does not represent the man that I know. He has the heart and mind of a leader.”

The audio released by the Washington Post on Friday revealed a vulgar conversation Donald Trump had in 2005, describing an unsuccessful attempt to seduce a married woman, and saying that “when you’re a star” women let you “do anything.”

At the time, Trump had been married to Melania for a few months.

Trump offered a defiant apology late Friday night, noting that he “never said I’m a perfect person nor pretended to be someone I’m not.”

“These words don’t reflect who I am. I said it, I was wrong and I apologize,” the GOP presidential nominee said.

Melania Trump says she hopes “people will accept his apology, as I have, and focus on the important issues facing our nation and the world. “

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