Christie still backs Trump, calls comments 'indefensible'

Gov. Chris Christie addresses the Donald Trump

Gov. Chris Christie addresses the Donald Trump "Access Hollywood" tape for the first time on the Boomer and Carton radio show. (10/11/16)

TRENTON - Gov. Chris Christie still supports Donald Trump even though he finds the Republican presidential candidate's sexually aggressive comments "completely indefensible."

The governor for the first time publicly addressed what Trump has described as "locker room talk" during an appearance on New York City sports radio station WFAN-AM Tuesday morning.

In the 2005 recording released Friday, Trump is heard saying he can grab, kiss and "do anything" with women because he is famous. He has denied that he's ever grabbed women without their consent.

“That kind of talk and conversation, even in private, is just unacceptable,” Gov. Christie said. “I made it clear to Donald on Friday when this first came out and urged him to be contrite and apologetic.”

Gov. Christie says he would have apologized differently, but he believes Trump is sorry and embarrassed.

The Associated Press wire services contributed to this report.

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