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Ivanka Trump says her father will accept outcome of the election

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
(Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)

Ivanka Trump said Wednesday that she believes her father, GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, will accept the results of the election.

“He’ll either win or he won’t win, and I believe he’ll accept the outcome either way,” Trump said at a women’s summit in Laguna Niguel.

She made the remarks as her father has increasingly been saying the election is rigged as he has slipped in the polls, leading to fears among politicians of both parties that he was trying to delegitimize the election before it happens.

Trump was asked if she believed the election was rigged, but did not repeat her father’s claims. Instead she pivoted to the media.

“I will tell you that the media has been vicious,” Trump said, adding that as a business person, she was used to occasional unfair coverage. “This has been a different level.”

Trump also spoke out about the 2005 recording that emerged earlier this month featuring her father using vulgar terms to describe women and saying he could kiss and grope them without their consent because of his fame.

She said she had not heard her father talk like that, and said that he was embarrassed and was sincere in his apology.

"That's not language consistent with any conversation I've ever had with him, certainly, or any conversation I've overheard. So it was a bit jarring for me to hear," she said.

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