WH dodges on whether Trump questions the legitimacy of 'Access Hollywood' tape

Trump Says Access Hollywood Tape Where President Boasts of Grabbing Women

In a recent New York Times report on Trump's defense of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, who was accused of groping, harassing, and trying to date multiple underage girls, the Times revealed that Trump had claimed more than once that the Access Hollywood tape had been faked.

Even the president's daughter Ivanka Trump, though she did not mention Moore by name, made it clear how she felt, saying there is "a special place in hell for people who prey on children", a comment that angered the president, according to the Times article.

"He has said, he's not really sure that was him", Haberman said.

The tape in question was published only a month before the 2016 presidential election. You can do anything... "Grab 'em by the pussy", he says. "Let us make this perfectly clear-the tape is very real", said host Natalie Morales. "Remember his excuse at the time was 'locker-room talk.' He said every one of those words".

But Sanders on Monday would not answer questions asked whether Trump has since claimed that the tape could be fake.

Another reporter circled back on the topic later during the briefing.

"Like I just said, the president hasn't changed his position", Sanders said. He added, "Bill Clinton has said far worse to me on the golf course". In one of the most WTF moments of the year, he's reportedly contradicted himself.

"The ones that are current that he's questioning", Sanders replied, unhelpfully.

"I don't know how else that could be fake unless someone's planting words in your mouth", Zucker told host Anderson Cooper. "I was wrong. And I apologize". He said of the Alabama race: "We don't need a liberal person in there". Shortly after it was leaked in October 2016, Trump acknowledged his comments and apologized for them. "But I have tremendous respect for women", Trump said. "I apologize to my family". I've traveled the country talking about change for America, but my travels have also changed me. I'm not proud of it.

Now Trump is saying that apology was unnecessary, according to a New York Times article.

Will Fox News be the first to book Billy Bush, to ask, for the record whether Trump did in fact tell him while riding the show's bus that he was so famous he could grab women "by the p*ssy" with impunity? "And I think he has tried to wash away that embarrassment however he could".