President Trump, speaking from the White House, thanked his family "for sticking through it."
"This was not part of the deal," he said.
Trump called up his daughter, Ivanka, and the first lady, Melania Trump, to the podium and hugged them both.
"I want to apologize to my family for having them have to go through a phony, rotten deal by some very evil and sick people," he said.
Watch the moment: