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Sanford Press Conference: Governor On Argentina Disappearance (VIDEO)

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South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford is holding a press conference to explain his mysterious disappearance this past week. He was originally said to be hiking on the Appalachian trail. On his return, he told a local paper he was actually in Argentina.

Sanford apologized at a press conference to his family, and his staff for "the way that I let them down." He said he had a conversation with his father-in-law a few weeks ago about where "my heart was ... laying my cards on the table."

"There are moral absolutes, God's law is indeed there to protect you from yourself. There are consequences if you breach that. This press conference is a consequence."

"I've been unfaithful to my wife and I've developed a relationship with what stared as a dear, dear friend from Argentina," he finally said.

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