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On his Sunday broadcast of ABC’s “This Week,” host George Stephanopoulos reiterated an apology he had made days earlier while hosting “Good Morning America.”

Stephanopoulos explained to “This Week” viewers he had given money to the Clinton Foundation and should have been more transparent on the heels of his tough interview of Peter Schweizer, whose book “Clinton Cash” takes a critical look at that organization.

“Now I want to address some news you may have seen about me,” he said. “Over the last several years, I’ve made substantial donations to dozens of charities, including the Clinton Global Foundation. Those donations were a matter of public record, but I should have made additional disclosures on air when discussing the foundation. And I now believe making personal donations to that foundation was a mistake even though I made them strictly to stop the support of AIDS, help children and protect the environment in poor countries. I should have gone the extra mile to avoid even the appearance of a conflict. I apologize to all of you for failing to do that.”

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