Tag Archives: National Enquirer

National Enquirer Execs Sent Trump Stories To Michael Cohen In Advance Of Publication For His Approval

The Washington Post reports: During the presidential campaign, National Enquirer executives sent digital copies of the tabloid’s articles and cover images related to Donald Trump and his political opponents to Trump’s attorney Michael Cohen in advance of publication, according to three people with knowledge of the matter — an unusual practice that speaks to the close relationship between Trump and ...

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Feds Subpoena National Enquirer Publisher For Records Related To His $150K Payoff Of Trump’s Playboy Model

The Wall Street Journal reports: Federal authorities have subpoenaed the publisher of the National Enquirer for records related to its $150,000 payment to a former Playboy model for the rights to her story alleging an affair with Donald Trump, according to people familiar with the matter. The subpoena from Manhattan federal prosecutors requesting information from the publisher, American Media Inc., ...

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National Enquirer Releases Former Playboy Model From Non-Disclosure Contract About Affair With Trump

The New York Times reports: The tabloid news company American Media Inc. agreed to let a former Playboy model out of a contract that had kept her from talking freely about an alleged affair with Donald J. Trump, her lawyer said. The settlement agreement, reached Wednesday, ends a lawsuit brought by the model, Karen McDougal, and protects the president from ...

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Watchdog Group Files FEC Complaint Against Trump And National Enquirer Over Doorman/Love Child Payoff

The Hill reports: A nonpartisan watchdog group has filed complaints against President Trump, his campaign and the publisher of The National Enquirer, alleging that they violated campaign finance laws over the payment of a rumor about Trump. Common Cause filed complaints with the Justice Department and the Federal Election Commission after The Associated Press reported that American Media, Inc. had ...

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Cohen Seeks Restraining Order On Seized Files

The New York Times reports: President Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael D. Cohen, is expected to go before a federal judge in Manhattan on Friday challenging the Justice Department’s seizure of documents related to Mr. Cohen’s decade-long legal representation of Mr. Trump that were taken in a recent F.B.I. raid. Federal Judge Kimba M. Wood of United States District Court has ...

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National Enquirer Paid Doorman To Quash Rumor That Trump Fathered Child With Staffer At Trump Building

The Associated Press reports: Eight months before the company that owns the National Enquirer paid $150,000 to a former Playboy Playmate who claimed she’d had an affair with Donald Trump, the tabloid’s parent made a $30,000 payment to a less famous individual: a former doorman at one of the real estate mogul’s New York City buildings. As it did with ...

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FBI’s Cohen Raid Also Sought Info On National Enquirer

The New York Times reports: The F.B.I. agents who raided the office of President Trump’s personal lawyer on Monday were looking for records about payments to two women who claim they had affairs with Mr. Trump, and information related to the publisher of The National Enquirer’s role in silencing one of the women, several people briefed on the investigation said. ...

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New Yorker Details Yet Another Trump Affair

Ronan Farrow writes at The New Yorker: In June, 2006, Donald Trump taped an episode of his reality-television show, “The Apprentice,” at the Playboy Mansion, in Los Angeles. Hugh Hefner, Playboy’s publisher, threw a pool party for the show’s contestants with dozens of current and former Playmates, including Karen McDougal, a slim brunette who had been named Playmate of the ...

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REPORT: Kushner Told Joe Scarborough To Apologize To Trump Or The Enquirer Would Expose Affair With Mika

New York Magazine reports: According to three sources familiar with the private conversations, what happened was this: After the inauguration, Morning Joe’s coverage of Trump turned sharply negative. “This presidency is fake and failed,” Brzezinski said on March 6, for example. Around this time, Scarborough and Brzezinski found out the Enquirer was preparing a story about their affair. While Scarborough ...

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National Enquirer CEO Mulls Buying Time Inc.

Mediaite reports: David Pecker, the CEO of American Media Inc., the publisher of the National Enquirer and a number of other lesser-esteemed rags, is mulling a purchase of Time, Inc., Jeffrey Toobin writes in The New Yorker. Buried in an extensive profile of Pecker, who has used the National Enquirer to support his longtime friend President Donald Trump, is a ...

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REPORT: The National Enquirer Bought But Never Published A Story About Trump Cheating On Melania

Via Politico: The National Enquirer paid $150,000 to a former Playboy playmate for exclusive rights to her story about having an affair with Donald Trump, but it never published the story, according to The Wall Street Journal. Karen McDougal, Playboy’s 1998 playmate of the year, claims to have had an affair with Trump from 2006 to 2007, while he was ...

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National Enquirer: Richard Simmons Has Transitioned

From the National Enquirer: After nearly 1,000 days in hiding and a sudden hospitalization, The National ENQUIRER can now reveal the bombshell reason why Richard Simmons is no longer the man his fans used to know: He’s changed into a woman! In an explosive world exclusive, The ENQUIRER can now reveal jaw-dropping never-before-seen photos of Simmons draped in furs and ...

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Rafael Cruz Denies Link To Lee Harvey Oswald

Rafael Cruz, the batshit crazy father of Ted Cruz, has finally responded publicly to Donald Trump’s claim that he associated with Lee Harvey Oswald prior to the assassination of JFK. From World Net Daily: “These accusations are totally unfounded and without merit,” the elder Cruz told WND. In response to Trump’s charge he met and associated with Lee Harvey Oswald, ...

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National Enquirer: Ted Cruz’s Father Once Handed Out Pro-Castro Propaganda With Lee Harvey Oswald

McClatchy reports: The National Enquirer has published what it says is conclusive evidence that Ted Cruz’s father, Rafael B. Cruz, is the man photographed next to JFK assassin Lee Harvey Oswald distributing pro-Castro leaflets in 1963 in New Orleans. The Cruz presidential campaign fired back unequivocally. “This is another garbage story in a tabloid full of garbage,” communications director Alice ...

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Trump: I Don’t Really Care If The National Enquirer Story About Ted Cruz’s Adultery Is True Or Not [VIDEO]

Via Mediatite: On ABC, This Week guest host Jon Karl asked Trump if his campaign or anyone connected to it was in any way involved with the story. Trump said no one did and he lashed out at Cruz for blaming him when, he said, “I have no control over the National Enquirer.” Reports in the past few days have ...

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Trump: I Had Nothing To Do With That Cruz Story In The Enquirer, Which Is Often Right On These Things

“I have no idea whether or not the cover story about Ted Cruz in this week’s issue of the National Enquirer is true or not, but I had absolutely nothing to do with it, did not know about it, and have not, as yet, read it. Likewise, I have nothing to do with the National Enquirer and unlike Lyin’ Ted ...

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Ted Cruz: Donald Trump Is Using His National Enquirer Henchmen To Smear Me With Adultery Claims

“I want to be crystal clear: these attacks are garbage. For Donald J. Trump to enlist his friends at the National Enquirer and his political henchmen to do his bidding shows you that there is no low Donald won’t go. These smears are completely false, they’re offensive to Heidi and me, they’re offensive to our daughters, and they’re offensive to ...

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Trending Today On Twitter: #CruzSexScandal

Teabagistan is aflame today over the National Enquirer’s claim that Ted Cruz made sexytime with five women not married to him in Jesus’ name. They write: Presidential candidate Ted Cruz is trying to survive an explosive “dirt file” on the finger-wagging conservative senator! And the new issue of The National ENQUIRER — on newsstands now — reveals how the reports ...

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