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Sexual Assault Reports Spike Due To Trump

ABC News reports: With sexual assault accusations against Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump continuing to make headlines, the sexual assault hotline run by the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) has seen a spike in calls. Starting last Saturday, RAINN officials said their live chat helpline saw an increase in use of 33 percent, and in recent days, calls …

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Your Daily Donald Trump Meltdown

Politico reports: Donald Trump, reeling from a steady emergence of new female accusers, kicked off his Saturday by lashing out at the media and “Crooked Hillary” for trying to “poison the minds” of voters with claims that Trump has a long history of forcing himself on women. The Republican nominee fired off two tweets before 8 a.m. – using the …

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Apprentice Contestant Alleges Trump Sexually Assaulted Her: He Thrust His Genitals Against Me [VIDEO]

Are you losing count yet? Slate reports: Another witness has stepped forward to claim that Donald Trump made sexually inappropriate advances toward her in 2007, after she had been a cast member of The Apprentice. Summer Zervos, who is represented by attorney Gloria Allred, told her story at a press conference early Friday afternoon. Zervos says she met Trump on …

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Another Trump Accuser Comes Forward: He Slip His Hand Up My Skirt And Touched My Vagina [VIDEO]

ANOTHER ONE. The Washington Post reports: Kristin Anderson was deep in conversation with acquaintances at a crowded Manhattan nightspot and did not notice the figure to her right on a red velvet couch — until, she recalls, his fingers slid under her miniskirt, moved up her inner thigh, and touched her vagina through her underwear. Anderson shoved the hand away, …

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Trump Junior: Women Who Can’t Handle Sexual Harassment Should Become Kindergarten Teachers

Buzzfeed reports: Donald Trump’s son, Donald Trump Jr., dismissed workplace sexual harassment in a 2013 radio interview — and suggested that women who couldn’t take it should become kindergarten teachers. The comments came in a March 2013 episode of The Opie and Anthony Show, during a discussion of whether women should be allowed in all-male golf clubs. And they offer …

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REPORT: Donald Trump To Blame Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim For Recent Wave Of Assault Allegations

Fortune reports: Donald Trump has reportedly decided who is to blame for the wave of sexual harassment and assault allegations that have battered his campaign in recent days. The Republican presidential candidate plans to say that Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is working in cahoots with the Hillary Clinton campaign to produce the sexual assault and harassment stories that have appeared …

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MELTDOWN: Ben Carson Demands That Host’s Mic Be Turned Off, Asks If Others Can “Plug” Her Mouth

Unreal. Via Mediaite: This was probably not the interview that former Republican candidate and current Trump pal Ben Carson had in mind. The famed neurosurgeon appeared Friday morning on MSNBC’s Morning Joe and he got brutally raked over the coals by cohost Joe Scarborough and Katty Kay, who he immediately began fighting with from the opening minutes of his hit. …

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REPORT: Trump Often Mimicked And Called Celebrity Apprentice Contestant Marlee Matlin “Retarded”

The Daily Beast reports: Just in case you thought Donald Trump was insufficiently awful: He repeatedly called a deaf actress “retarded,” three sources tell The Daily Beast. Trump, who was accused on Wednesday of making sexual comments to Marlee Matlin, an Oscar-winning actress who once competed on Trump’s Celebrity Apprentice, also apparently had a habit of insulting, mimicking, and demeaning …

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REPORT: Trump Lied About 9/11 Donation

The New York Daily News reports: So much for “never forget.” Republican nominee Donald Trump claims he gave generously to help his city in the dark days after the deadly terrorist attacks. But new records show a pledged promise to donate $10,000 to a major 9/11 charity must have somehow slipped his mind. City Controller Scott Stringer conducted a review …

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Mike Pence Shrugs Off Latest Trump Accusers

Politico reports: Mike Pence is standing firmly with Donald Trump, blasting the media Thursday for airing explosive accusations of sexual misconduct by his running mate. The Republican vice presidential nominee slammed reporters for spending so much time on “unsubstantiated allegations against my running mate, allegations that he has categorically denied,” rather than focusing on “the corruption and the deceit of …

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Melania Threatens To Sue People Magazine

CBS News reports: Melania Trump says portions of a People Magazine story alleging a sexual assault by her husband are “false and completely fictionalized.” She is demanding a retraction and apology and threatening to sue the publication. The story was a first-person account by Natasha Stoynoff of an interview she did with Donald and Melania Trump at their home in …

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Trump Says Accuser Isn’t Pretty Enough To Assault: “Take A Look At Her, Tell Me What You Think” [VIDEO]

Vox reports: At a rally in West Palm Beach, Florida, Donald Trump fired back against the accusations from women that he had sexually assaulted them. He said the New York Times story claiming he had assaulted a woman on an airplane was a “totally fabricated and false story.” He seemed to imply that a People magazine reporter who accused him …

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Donald Trump Junior: That #Pussygate Tape Just Proves My Father Is A Regular Person Like Everybody Else

Politico reports: Donald Trump Jr. on Thursday dismissed accusations that his father had repeatedly groped women as “probably a typical New York Times smear campaign” and asserted that the Republican nominee’s 2005 comments bragging about sexual assault make him “a human.” Responding to a Times report on two women who came forward to accuse Donald Trump of unwanted sexual advances, …

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DOXING ATTACK: Fox News Host Lou Dobbs Retweets Home Address And Phone Number Of Trump Accuser

Business Insider reports: Fox Business host Lou Dobbs on Thursday posted the purported phone number and address belonging to one of the women who has accused Donald Trump of unwanted sexual contact. Dobbs, a fierce Trump supporter, retweeted an individual who had posted the purported information of Jessica Leeds. The 74-year-old woman alleged on Wednesday that decades ago Trump groped …

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Nobody Wants To Stay At Trump’s New DC Hotel

Not even with the room rates slashed by 50%. New York Magazine reports: Last weekend bankers and dignitaries from around the world descended on Washington for the annual World Bank–IMF meetings. But just a few days before the conference, rooms were not only still available at Trump International, they were heavily discounted. On October 2, a deluxe room, with a …

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CNN Panel Laughs In Face Of Trump Spox As She Flails To Defend Trump Against Assault Claims [VIDEO]

According to Pierson, the woman’s claim that Trump moved the armrest to grope her couldn’t have happened because seats in first class have fixed armrests. Except, as you’ll see, back then they did not. Via Mediaite: The Atlantic‘s Peter Beinart broke into uncontrollable laughter upon hearing Donald Trump spokeswoman Katrina Pierson go into a convoluted explanation on CNN about how …

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TEXAS: Attorney General Ken Paxton To Be Tried For Felony Fraud After Court Rejects His Final Appeal

The Dallas Morning News reports: The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Wednesday refused to take up Ken Paxton’s last effort to have his felony indictments thrown out, which means the first-term Republican attorney general will likely face trial as early as next spring. “Today’s ruling marks an end to Mr. Paxton’s almost yearlong attempt to avoid being judged by …

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