Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is apologizing for saying that he doesn’t remember seeing Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonRepublican Ohio Senate candidate slams JD Vance over previous Trump comments Budowsky: Why GOP donors flock to Manchin and Sinema Countering the ongoing Republican delusion MORE in the city on 9/11, after photos circulated of Giuliani and Clinton touring Ground Zero the day after the attack.
"I made a mistake. I'm wrong and I apologize," Giuliani said in a Wednesday interview with The Associated Press.
Clinton, who was a senator for New York at the time, was in Washington during the attack and has never claimed to be in New York at the time, though she travelled there on Sept. 12, 2001.
During a rally for Republican presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald TrumpBaldwin calls Trump criticism following 'Rust' shooting 'surreal' Haley hits the stump in South Carolina Mary Trump files to dismiss Trump's lawsuit over NYT tax story MORE on Wednesday, Giuliani told the crowd that he didn’t remember seeing Clinton in New York during the time of the attacks.
"Yes, you helped to get benefits for the people that were injured that day," he said during the Florida rally. "But I heard her say one day she was there that day. I was there that day. I don’t remember seeing Hillary Clinton there."
Told that he was being criticized for the comments, Giuliani told the AP, “I probably deserve it."
Here is a picture of Rudy Giuliani and Hillary Clinton walking together through NYC post-9/11, after Clinton had flown back from DC pic.twitter.com/03gKLAwlQJ— Jose A. DelReal (@jdelreal) October 12, 2016