(CBS NEWS) — Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that Republican nominee Donald Trump is a “flawed” man who is asking for forgiveness for the lewd comments he made about women on a 2005 tape.
“I think what it says about his character is that he’s a flawed human being,” Giuliani said on CBS’ “Face the Nation.” “He has his set of flaws and I have mine. I guess there are a few perfect people but in my view there’s only been one and that was Jesus Christ.”
Trump has been under near-constant fire from within his own party since the Washington Post published a tape of him bragging, in sexually explicit terms, about his treatment of women in 2005. The GOP candidate released a videoapologizing for those comments, but has said definitively that he will not step aside and exit the race.
As top Republican leaders began withdrawing their endorsements Friday and Saturday, Trump remained hunkered town at Trump Tower in New York with top advisers and allies, including Giuliani.
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