Tag Archives: scandal

OHIO: Pence Campaign Team Boots Reporters Out Of Restaurant So They Can’t Ask About #Pussygate

SNORK: Indiana Gov. Mike Pence’s team kicked reporters out of the restaurant where he was eating Friday after a 2005 video emerged of his running mate, Donald Trump, making lewd and explicit remarks about women. Pence’s traveling press pool — the rotating group of reporters and photographers who are tasked with following the Republican vice presidential candidate for the larger ...

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Reince. Trump. Bus.

Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus, to his credit, tonight issued a terse and pointed reaction to Trump’s #Pussygate scandal: “No woman should ever be described in these terms or talked about in this manner. Ever.” His statement stands in stark contrast to the gallery of Trump rogues now flooding onto cable news, where they are falling over each other ...

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Tomorrow’s New York Daily News

From the New York Daily News: Surprise, surprise: Donald Trump has exposed himself one more time — as a crude, sexist pig. The vilest example yet of the GOP presidential candidate’s noxious attitude toward women emerged Friday in an unedited 2005 conversation between Trump and then-“Access Hollywood” host Billy Bush. “Grab them by the p—y,” Trump told Bush, explaining his ...

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Donald Trump Caught On Tape Bragging About Grabbing Women “By The Pussy” And Adultery: I Did Try And Fuck Her Even Though She Was Married [VIDEO]

WATCH THE VIDEO. Oh, yes. The Christians will love this. The Washington Post reports: Donald Trump bragged in vulgar terms about kissing, groping and trying to have sex with women during a 2005 conversation caught on a hot microphone — saying that “when you’re a star, they let you do it” — according to a video obtained by The Washington ...

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Megyn Kelly Goes Off On Trump’s Taxes [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Megyn Kelly acknowledges that if Donald Trump hasn’t paid federal income taxes for 18 years, it’s perfectly legal. That doesn’t mean she’s happy about it. She spoke tonight on The Kelly File about how Trump “screwed” the little guys and gave some of his supporters a chance to respond. A frustrated Kelly said it’s hard to talk about ...

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Russians Suspected In DDoS Attack On Newsweek Following Their Exposure Of Trump’s Dealings In Cuba

Their site was unreachable for hours. Talking Points Memo reports: The editor-in-chief of Newsweek confirmed Friday that the magazine’s website was on the receiving end of a denial-of-service attack Thursday night, following the publication of a story accusing one of Donald Trump’s companies of violating the Cuban trade embargo. Editor-In-Chief Jim Impoco noted that the attack came as the story ...

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LOUISIANA: FBI Investigates GOP Parish President Mike Yenni For “Explicit” Sexting With 17 Year-Old Male

Yenni is married and has a young child. The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports: Explicit text messages from Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni to a 17-year-old male have been subject of an FBI inquiry, a spokesman for the bureau confirmed Friday (Sept. 30). Yenni did not immediately respond to a request for comment. “We will have no further comment about this ...

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REPORT: Trump Foundation Not Licensed In New York

Another scoop from David Farenthold at the Washington Post: Donald Trump’s charitable foundation — which has been sustained for years by donors outside the Trump family — has never obtained the certification that New York requires before charities can solicit money from the public, according to the state attorney general’s office. Under the laws in New York, where the Donald ...

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REPORT: 2012 Lawsuit Alleged That Trump Demanded That “Unattractive” Women Be Fired From His Resort

The Los Angeles Times reports: Donald Trump wanted only the pretty ones, his employees said. After the Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes opened for play in 2005, its world-famous owner didn’t stop by more than a few times a year to visit the course hugging the coast of the Pacific. When Trump did visit, the club’s managers ...

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REPORT: Trump Violated US Trade Embargo On Cuba

Newsweek reports: A company controlled by Donald Trump, the Republican nominee for president, secretly conducted business in Communist Cuba during Fidel Castro’s presidency despite strict American trade bans that made such undertakings illegal, according to interviews with former Trump executives, internal company records and court filings. Documents show that the Trump company spent a minimum of $68,000 for its 1998 ...

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Wells Fargo CEO Loses $41M Bonus, Keeps Job

Fortune reports: Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf may not lose his job over the phony account scandal that has cost his bank its reputation (and $185 million in fines), but he will lose his bonus — and then some. After weeks of public outcry and prodding from some Wall Street analysts, the Wells Fargo board announced late Tuesday that it ...

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New York Times: Why Trump Should Not Be President

One day after endorsing Hillary, the New York Times editorial board issued a scathing point-by-point rundown of why Trump should not be president. Here’s how it begins: When Donald Trump began his improbable run for president 15 months ago, he offered his wealth and television celebrity as credentials, then slyly added a twist of fearmongering about Mexican “rapists” flooding across ...

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Fired Wells Fargo Staffers File $2.6B Class Action Suit

The New York Daily News reports: Wells Fargo’s spiraling “sandbagging” scam might get a lot more expensive for the nation’s biggest bank. Two former employees filed a $2.6 billion class action lawsuit last week accusing the bank of demoting or ousting workers who failed to meet “unrealistic quotas” that drove other employees to rip off customers. “Wells Fargo knew that ...

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren Goes Viral With Blistering Takedown Of Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf told the Senate Banking Committee he was “deeply sorry” Tuesday over allegations the bank opened millions of accounts without customers’ permission in order to meet aggressive sales quotas. Sen. Elizabeth Warren was having none of it. The Massachusetts senator has built a reputation for being tough on shady Wall Street dealings and ...

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Pam Bondi: I Don’t Regret Taking That Donation From Trump Because My Office Didn’t Give Him A Pass

Politico reports: Accused of a “pay to play” scheme with Donald Trump, a defiant Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi broke her silence with the state’s news media Tuesday to say that she had no regrets in accepting a $25,000 political contribution from the Republican at the same time her office said it was examining fraud allegations against Trump University that ...

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ARIZONA: Homocon US House Candidate Paul Babeu Files Bar Complaint Against US Rep. Katherine Clark

Arizona Central reports: Congressional candidate Paul Babeu tried to clarify Monday his role at a private Massachusetts school for emotionally troubled youths in an effort to redefine a part of his background that has dogged him during his runs for public office. Pushing back against his Democratic critics, the Pinal County sheriff filed a bar complaint against a member of ...

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CHARLOTTE: Newspaper Busts McCrory For Planting Fake Questions From Them At Press Conference

From the editorial page editor of the Charlotte Observer: With Hurricane HB2 blowing North Carolina’s doors off, Gov. Pat McCrory took questions in Charlotte last week – from himself. McCrory’s staff planted questions at a lunch event in SouthPark on Thursday with the crowd under the impression that they were coming from the media or the audience. The moderator, a ...

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Prosecutors: Christie Knew About Bridge Plot

Bloomberg reports: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie knew his top allies were involved in a plan to snarl traffic near the George Washington Bridge to punish a mayor who didn’t back Christie’s re-election, prosecutors told a jury at the start of a trial. Bridget Anne Kelly and Bill Baroni deliberately shut access lanes to the bridge to paralyze traffic in ...

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WISCONSIN: Leaked Emails Expose Republicans As Promoting Phony Voter Fraud Stories To Boost Turnout

Madison.com reports: Hours after polls closed in the closely contested 2011 state Supreme Court election, Republican consultants and lobbyists traded emails about launching a potential public campaign to allege “widespread” voter fraud, newly released emails show. Critics say the emails are another sign of political motives behind Republican claims that voter fraud is a serious problem in Wisconsin. The emails ...

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New Hillary Ad Hits Trump Over Bondi Scandal [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Hours after the New York attorney general opened an investigation into the Donald J. Trump Foundation, Hillary Clinton released a new web ad Wednesday attacking the Republican nominee for “corrupt politics” with his foundation. “You’ve probably heard Trump talk about the Clinton Foundation, but you might not have heard that while he attacks one of America’s top charities, ...

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