US televangelist Pat Robertson apologizes for assassination remark
Thursday, August 25, 2005
"Is it right to call for assassination? No, and I apologize for that statement", said Robertson.
On Wednesday, he initially denied having called for Chavez to be killed and said The Associated Press had misinterpreted his remarks.
"I didn't say 'assassination.' I said our special forces should 'take him out,'" Robertson said on his show. "'Take him out' could be a number of things including kidnapping."
- Religious broadcaster Pat Robertson calls for assassination of Venezuela's president, August 23, 2005
- Nicole Casta. "Robertson calls for the assassination of Venezuela's president" — , August 22, 2005
- The Associated Press. "Robertson Apologizes for Chavez Comments" — , August 25, 2005
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