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Trump Jr. on Dad’s Infamous 2005 Audio: Conversations Like That Are a ‘Fact of Life’

trump jrDonald Trump Jr. yesterday defended that now-infamous tape of his father talking about coming onto and grabbing women by saying conversations like that happen all the time.

In audio obtained by CNN’s KFILE, the younger Trump was asked about it on the Dori Monson Show yesterday and he said, “Obviously he’s not happy about that, but I think we probably all know guys who have had conversations with other guys that go a little bit in that direction, that’s a fact of life.”

Trump and all of his campaign surrogates have downplayed the remarks as “locker room talk,” though since then women have come out to allege Trump did to them what he bragged about doing on the tape.

“That was a mistake, he recognizes that,” Trump Jr. acknowledged. “He realizes it, but he’s able to make a mistake because he hasn’t spent his whole life just trying to be a politician.”

A few years ago on the radio, when asked about sexual harassment in the workplace, said that things happen in office environments and if women can’t handle them, they should maybe not be in the workplace.

Listen above, via CNN.

You can read more from the interview here at MyNorthwest.

Correction: Trump was speaking with Dori Monson, not Don Monson.

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