Donald Trump, candidatul republican la funcția de președinte al SUA, a prezentat scuze după apariția unei înregistrări care îl surprinde făcând comentarii obscene despre femei, promițând că va fi "un om mai bun", dar acuzând-o pe Hillary Clinton de acte de intimidare și pe Bill Clinton de abuzuri.

 Acuzat că a făcut comentarii cu caracter sexual explicit despre femei, Donald Trump a declarat:

„Am spus și am făcut lucruri pe care le regret. Dar toți cei care mă cunosc știu că aceste lucruri nu reflectă cine sunt cu adevărat. Am spus, am greșit, îmi cer scuze. Voi fi un om mai bun decât am fost înainte”, a adăugat Donald Trump, citat de site-ul Politico.com.

O înregistrare video din anul 2005 îl surprinde pe Donald Trump, la acea vreme moderator al unei emisiuni tv, vorbind explicit despre atingerea femeilor.

„Este vorba de o tentativă de distragere a atenției de la problemele importante cu care ne confruntăm", a subliniat Donald Trump, citat de site-ul agenției Reuters.

Însă controversatul politician republican nu s-a oprit la scuze, amintind de actele de infidelitate ale fostului președinte Bill Clinton, soțul candidatei democrate Hillary Clinton: „Bill Clinton chiar a abuzat femei, iar Hillary a intimidat, a atacat și a făcut de rușine propriile victime".

 

Here is my statement. 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. Anyone who knows me, know these words don’t reflect who I am. I said it, it was wrong, and I apologize. I’ve travelled the country talking about change for America. But my travels have also changed me. I’ve spent time with grieving mothers who’ve lost their children, laid off workers whose jobs have gone to other countries, and people from all walks of life who just want a better future. I have gotten to know the great people of our country, and I’ve been humbled by the faith they’ve placed in me. I pledge to be a better man tomorrow, and will never, ever let you down. Let’s be honest. We’re living in the real world. This is nothing more than a distraction from the important issues we are facing today. We are losing our jobs, we are less safe than we were 8 years ago and Washington is broken. Hillary Clinton, and her kind, have run our country into the ground. I’ve said some foolish things, but there is a big difference between words and actions. 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.

Posted by Donald J. Trump on Friday, October 7, 2016