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

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

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

Time Person Of The Year: The Silence Breakers

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The women featured on the cover include actress Ashley Judd, singer Taylor Swift, former Uber engineer Susan Fowler, Visa lobbyist Adama Iwu, Mexican agricultural worker Isabel Pascual, and one woman whose face cannot be seen. First it was a story. Then a moment. Now, two months after women began to come forward in droves to accuse powerful men of sexual … 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

More Fallout From More Pedophilia

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Republican Alabama State Representative Ed Henry said on Friday that he wanted someone to bring charges against the women who accused GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore of making sexual advances on them when they were teenage. This has brought huge backlash against Henry, naturally. Vulnerable GOP Senator: Harvey Weinstein, Anthony Weiner, Roger Ailes, Roy Moore… No MOORE… pic.twitter.com/X15JbUs26G — Barbara … Read More

No Pee Tape, BUT….

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Breaking from NBC: WASHINGTON — After a business meeting before the Miss Universe Pageant in 2013, a Russian participant offered to “send five women” to Donald Trump’s hotel room in Moscow, his longtime bodyguard told Congress this week, according to three sources who were present for the interview. Two of the sources said the bodyguard, Keith Schiller, viewed the offer … Read More

Roy Moore Sex Scandal

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The woman is a god-fearing, Trump-voting Republican: Leigh Corfman says she was 14 years old when an older man approached her outside a courtroom in Etowah County, Ala. She was sitting on a wooden bench with her mother, they both recall, when the man introduced himself as Roy Moore. It was early 1979 and Moore — now the Republican nominee in … Read More

The Less Said, The Better

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Ted Cruz is an evangelical Christian who once defended a ban on dildos in Texas, has referred to birth control as “abortifacients,” and pulled an ad during the 2016 primary when he discovered one of the actors he’d hired was a softcore porn actress. I thought that was important context for this: Sen. Ted Cruz‘s official Twitter account appeared to “like” an explicit tweet Monday night, … Read More