Rev. Wright apologizes for comments

June 12, 2009 2:10:33 PM PDT
Reverend Jeremiah Wright has posted a statement on his Facebook page apologizing for controversial statements he made to a Virginia newspaper.Wright is the former pastor of Trinity United Church Christ on the South Side, the church President Obama and his family used to attend.

In an interview with the Daily Press of Newport News, Wright said that quote 'them Jews' were keeping him from speaking to the president.

On his Facebook page, Wright posted a statement saying, "I apologize to the Jewish community and all others who were offended by the way in which I framed my comments. I misspoke. I meant no harm or ill will to the American Jewish community or the Obama administration."