Bill O'Reilly Apologizes for March on Washington Comment

He admits he was wrong when he said that no Republicans were invited to the commemoration.

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Bill O'Reilly (Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Bill O'Reilly apologized for accusing organizers of not inviting any Republicans to the March on Washington 50th-anniversary commemoration. He admitted he was wrong on the Thursday-night airing of his show, The O'Reilly Factor, according to the Huffington Post.

O'Reilly had complained that no Republicans had been invited to the event. In fact, many, including both living Republican presidents, John McCain, Jeb Bush and John Boehner had been asked to attend. All declined for various reasons.

O'Reilly admitted that he had been wrong.

"The mistake? Entirely on me," he said. "I simply assumed ... Republicans were excluded."

Read more at the Huffington Post.

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