Jan Brewer is trying to pedal back on her beheading comments to undo the damage done to her campaign from her recent TV debate.
Let's see if that rings true. Here are the claims she made earlier.
"That was an error, if I said that," the Republican told The Associated Press on Friday. "I misspoke, but you know, let me be clear, I am concerned about the border region because it continues to be reported in Mexico that there's a lot of violence going on and we don't want that going into Arizona."
She said she was referring to beheadings and other cartel-related violence in Mexico in comments she made earlier this summer about decapitated bodies found in the state's southern region.
Interviewer: Which beheadings in Arizona were you referring to?It's quite clear that she was not talking about beheadings in Mexico. She was referring to to what beheadings Arizona's law enforcement agencies had found.
Brewer: Oh, our law enforcement agencies have found bodies in the desert, either buried or just lying out there, that have been beheaded.
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