Four — No, FIVE — Wrestlers Accuse Rep. Jim Jordan Of Ignoring Molestations

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TPM: Two more former Ohio State wrestlers came forward Thursday to claim that Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) knew about allegations of rampant sexual abuse carried out by the team doctor while Jordan was the assistant coach, despite his denials. This brings the total up to five of Jordan’s former wrestlers accusing him of lying. Two more former Ohio State wrestlers … Read More

Breaking: Bill Cosby Guilty

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BREAKING: Bill Cosby found guilty on all three counts of aggravated indecent assault of Andrea Constand pic.twitter.com/exJ0dSwil9 — MSNBC (@MSNBC) April 26, 2018 BREAKING: Bill Cosby lashes out at prosecutor in expletive-laden tirade in courtroom after conviction in sexual assault retrial. — The Associated Press (@AP) April 26, 2018 During court discussion on whether Bill Cosby is flight risk, prosecutor … Read More

Trump Can’t Avoid Groping Lawsuit

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Bloomberg: As busy as Donald Trump is being president, he can’t avoid a former “Apprentice” contestant’s defamation lawsuit where he may be forced to respond under oath to allegations of sexual assault and his treatment of women. It’s an issue that flared up during the election campaign and while he’s been president. Trump is separately embroiled in a scandal involving a $130,000 payment to an … Read More

Trump Talks To Witnesses Who Talked To Mueller

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For a man unconcerned about Russia collusion, Trump seems very concerned.  This reminds me of Nixon, who just COULD NOT keep Watergate off his mind and meddled in it to the point that he became part of it. New York Times tells us: The special counsel in the Russia investigation has learned of two conversations in recent months in which … Read More

Details Of Another Trump Affair Shows How Trump Attempts To Keep His Transgressions Secret

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A report out from the New Yorker Friday morning about President Donald Trump’s alleged affair with model Karen McDougal more than a decade ago shows how Trump’s allies paid women who had affairs with him to stay silent. Trump and McDougal began an affair in 2006 after he met her at a party at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles, where he … Read More

Knives Are Out For Chief Of Staff John Kelly, They Say

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The media seems to be in a frenzy about the Rob Porter-wife beating scandal, as the White House enters Day 7 of being unable to explain the timeline of events about Porter’s firing, and why he was allowed to stay on as the right-hand man to President Trump even though he couldn’t get a security clearance. To recap….. Rob Porter, … Read More

Speaking Of Sex Scandals…

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While we wait for the doors to blow wide open on the Trump-Daniels sex scandal (IF they blow open, that is), let’s chew on this: Casino mogul and Republican National Committee (RNC) finance chair Steve Wynn is facing accusations of sexual misconduct, including that he forced a woman to have sex with him in 2005, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday. Wynn, … Read More

Breaking: New Trump Scandal Not Even The Worst Of The Week

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When you realize the president’s lawyer paying hush money to adult film star before election might not be be one of the 5 worst stories of the week for him https://t.co/5MwBsgNZNA — Jonathan Chait (@jonathanchait) January 12, 2018 Chait is correct. But it is sex and it is easy to understand, so maybe this one will have legs. Stephanie Clifford … Read More

Sexual Harassment Allegations Come To Doorstep of White House

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This morning, three women who have accused Trump of sexual assaulting them appeared on Megyn Kelly’s talk show, sharing new details of what they say was abuse at the hands of the president. They are among at least 14 women who accuse Trump of sexual assault. In response, the White House issued a statement claiming these women are lying. Notably, the White House claims … Read More

Trump Endorses Accused Child Molester For Senate

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The chyrons say it all: Kayla Moore (Roy’s wife) confirms: This is not normal. Can you imagine, in any other time, what would happen if a President endorsed a child molester as a candidate for Senate? Polls have the two pretty close…. Latest @EmersonCollege POLL: We now have a statistical DEAD HEAT in #alabama US Senate Special Election btwn ROY … Read More

Since It Is Sexual Harassment Day

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Matt Lauer and Garrison Keillor have joined the ranks of men getting fired for sexual harassment.  That’s just TODAY… so far. So I thought I would up a recent Washington Post article about our President: President Trump and accusations of sexual misconduct: The complete list Here’s a list of 13 women who have publicly come forward with claims that Trump … Read More

Trump Finally Weighs In On Moore

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As for the open Alabama seat, Trump has remained unusually quiet, ignoring questions from reporters. But today, he couldn’t help himself. BREAKING: Trump discounts allegations against Republican Roy Moore and says, ‘We don’t need a liberal person in there.’ — AP Politics (@AP_Politics) November 21, 2017 This is worth noting because WH spokesperson Sarah Sanders had said on several occasions … Read More

And Now It’s…. Oh Dear… Senator Al Franken’s Turn?

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The sexual harassment purge is getting ugly. WaPo: Broadcaster and model Leeann Tweeden said Thursday that Al Franken “forcibly kissed” and groped her during a USO tour in 2006, two years before the Minnesota Democrat’s election to the U.S. Senate. “You knew exactly what you were doing,” Tweeden wrote in a blog post for Los Angeles radio station KABC, for which she works as … Read More

The Moore Accuser Count Is Up To 8

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Via WaPo: Roy Moore. Born in 1947. He moved out of Gadsden, Ala., in 1954, returning after his service in Vietnam in 1977. He joined the office of the district attorney that year. In 1982, he again left Gadsden, returning in 1985, the year he married his wife, Kayla. She was 24, and he was 38. In 1992, he was … Read More

More More Moore (How Do You Like It?)

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Roy Moore is now adopting the “best defense is a good offense” strategy. He is setting up to hit the Washington Post with a lawsuit over the allegations that he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl while Moore was in his 30’s. According to AP, Moore told his supporters in Huntsville, Alabama on Sunday that the WaPo story was “fake news” and … Read More