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Donald Trump Discusses 'Evolving' Gay Marriage Views With MSNBC

11/11/2013 03:53 pm ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016
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Donald Trump sat down with openly gay MSNBC host Thomas Roberts this past Saturday for an interview about a range of topics including the business titan's views regarding same-sex marriage.

The real-estate mogul made the bold and surprising claim that his views on gay marriage are "evolving" -- but are they really?

Trump stated:

I think really what you have is a very changing stance, and you see it changing very rapidly. If you go back 10 years ago it’s very different... I think I’m evolving, and I think I’m a very fair person, but I have been for traditional marriage. I am for traditional marriage, I am for a marriage between a man and a woman.

Trump presented a similar stance to Howard Stern in February when he revealed that marriage for same-sex couples isn't "his thing." He did, however, lunch with openly gay actor George Takei last December, where the two reportedly discussed the issue of marriage equality.

Head here to read more from the interview, including Trump discussing the controversial decision to host the Miss Universe pageant, which Trump co-owns with NBC, in Moscow, Russia.

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