In a rare move, Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump issued a short apology for his remarks about women during a 2005 off-camera, but on-mic moment. Trump's apology is below:
Trump's apology was brief, perhaps half-hearted, and the majority of his recorded remarks were aimed at criticizing Hillary Clinton. That said, a Trump apology is a rare event.
The indefensible remarks that sparked the controversy
The Washington Post first posted the recording of Trump making lewd remarks about women. Trump's microphone was turned on in preparation for an Access Hollywood segment about his cameo appearance on the soap opera "Days of Our Lives".
“I did try and f--k her. She was married” —Donald Trump
In the video, Trump discusses his unsuccessful attempt to seduce a married woman. He continues to brag about the sexual success his fame grants him with women, allowing him to "grab them by the p--sy".
You can listen to Trump's controversial and vulgar 2005 remarks below: