Donald Trump apologizes for lewd comments about women as Republicans denounce him.

Melania Trump: Donald's words are 'unacceptable and offensive to me'

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(Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Melania Trump issued a statement Saturday in support of her husband:

"The words my husband used are unacceptable and offensive to me. This does not represent the man that I know. He has the heart and mind of a leader. I hope people will accept his apology, as I have, and focus on the important issues facing our nation and the world. "

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