Nov 5, 2013|
Mayor Rob Ford admits to using crack cocaine, apologizes to people of Toronto.
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With today's. Announcement. I know. I embarrassed everyone. In the city. And I will be for ever -- There's only one person to blame for this. That is myself. I know that admitting. My mistake. Was the right thing to do. And I feel like a thousand pounds. Have been lifted off my shoulders. I can't explain. How difficult this close to do. I hope. I hope. It that nobody. But nobody. Actually go through. What I have gone through. I know what it did was wrong. And admitting it. It was the most difficult. An embarrassing thing. If ever. Had to do. Folks. I have nothing. Left to -- I would do anything. Absolutely. Anything. To change the past. It. But the past. Is the past. And we must move forward. I want to be. Clear. I want to be crystal clear. Every single person. These mistakes. Will never. Effort. Ever. Happened but gained. I kept this. From my family. Especially my brother -- Must stop. -- council colleagues. Because I was then there's an issue. To the residents of choice don't. I know I. Let you down. And I can't do anything else but apologize. And Paul tries. And -- Just -- story. I know I know I have to. Regain your trust. In your confidence. I love my shelf. I love my job. I love this city. Loves even taxpayers' money. And I love being your mayor. There's important work. That we must advance. An important decisions. That must be made. For the sake of the taxpayers of this great city. For the sake of the taxpayers. We must get back to work. He immediately. We must keep try no. Moving forward. I was elected to do the job. And that's exactly. What I'm going to continue doing. In 2010. I made a commitment. To trouble voters. I have delivered on that commitment. And I will continue to deliver. On that commitment receiving taxpayers' money. But they have a choice. We live. To a democracy. In October 27. 2014. I want the people of this great city to decide. Whether. They want rob for it to be their mayor. Fifteen amp. I sincerely. Sincerely. Sincerely. Apologize. It. God bless. The people -- Arnold. Thank you very much.