Tag Archives: scandal

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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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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BRING IT ON: New York Times Tells Donald Trump They’d Welcome Battling His “Libel” Claims In Court

Yesterday afternoon and again today at his rally in West Palm Beach, Donald Trump vowed to sue the New York Times for publishing the accounts of two women who say they were victims of his unwanted sexual advances. Today the Times fires back with a taunting letter in which they say they’d “welcome” the chance to battle Trump in court. …

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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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BRIDGEGATE: Judge Finds Probable Cause For Official Misconduct Charge Against NJ Gov. Chris Christie

NBC News reports: A judge has found probable cause for a complaint of official misconduct against Gov. Chris Christie related to the George Washington Bridge closure. The case now goes to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, which will determine if the case will lead to an indictment. Attorneys representing Christie declined to comment on the case. It comes weeks after …

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Today’s New York Daily News

The New York Daily News reports: Donald Trump, exposed Wednesday as an alleged serial groper, once said he’d spotted his future girlfriend on an escalator — when she was only 10. The would-be sexist-in-chief made the stomach-turning joke in 1992 when “Entertainment Tonight” taped a Christmas special in Trump Tower. Trump, then 46, makes a brief appearance and asks a …

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HE WAS LIKE AN OCTOPUS: Two Women Accuse Donald Trump Of Forcible Touching And Kissing [VIDEO]

From the New York Times: Donald J. Trump was emphatic in the second presidential debate: Yes, he had boasted about kissing women without permission and grabbing their genitals. But he had never actually done those things, he said. “No,” he declared under questioning on Sunday evening, “I have not.” At that moment, sitting at home in Manhattan, Jessica Leeds, 74, …

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I HEARD YOU: Trump Campaign Manager Melts Down During Combative CNN Interview [VIDEO]

This was really something to watch. Via Mediaite: Today, Donald Trump‘s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway had a very, very intense interview with CNN’s Brianna Keilar. Repeatedly, Conway took aim at CNN and insisted to Keilar that the network doesn’t want to cover Hillary Clinton. Keilar stood up for her employer, calmly letting Conway know that CNN has covered Clinton throughout …

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Wells Fargo CEO Resigns After Massive Scam Scandal

Via press release: Wells Fargo & Company announced today that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John Stumpf has informed the Company’s Board of Directors that he is retiring from the Company and the Board, effective immediately. The Board has elected Tim Sloan, the Company’s President and Chief Operating Officer, to succeed him as CEO, and Stephen Sanger, its Lead Director, …

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REPORT: Billy Bush Might Sue NBC Over #Pussygate

The New York Post reports: Billy Bush isn’t going without a fight. While NBC bids to ax him over a “morality clause” in his contract, he is blaming NBC for the leak of the tape to the Washington Post, and may even sue. It is believed someone at NBC News leaked the tape to make it public ahead of the …

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BUZZFEED: Trump Walked In On Miss Teen USA 1997 Contestants While They Were Backstage Changing

Buzzfeed reports: Four women who competed in the 1997 Miss Teen USA beauty pageant said Donald Trump walked into the dressing room while contestants — some as young as 15 — were changing. “I remember putting on my dress really quick because I was like, ‘Oh my god, there’s a man in here,’” said Mariah Billado, the former Miss Vermont …

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John Boehner: I’m Still Voting For Trump [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Former Speaker of the House John Boehner says that despite numerous problems with the Republican presidential nominee, he is committed to vote for Donald Trump in November. “He is not a conservative. He is barely a Republican,” Boehner said in an interview with Vice News that was previewed Tuesday night. “But his ideas, when you can get …

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Tony Perkins On #Pussygate: Christian Leaders Must Support Trump No Matter How Insane He May Be

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: In the race to recapture the White House, Donald Trump’s biggest obstacle has never been Hillary Clinton. It’s been himself. Saddled with baggage from years of crass comments, Trump has been his own worst enemy. Those self-inflicted wounds continued last week, when footage surfaced from 2005 of the GOP nominee making …

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Eric Trump: My Father Bragged About Committing Sexual Assault Because He’s A Typical Alpha Male

Yet another nod to the alt-right, for whom “beta male” is the second-favorite insult after “cuck.” The Colorado Gazette reports: Eric Trump, the presidential candidate’s 32-year-old son, came to Colorado Monday to talk business and energize volunteers, but he was armed and ready to defend his father’s personal reputation. He blamed Hillary Clinton’s campaign for releasing a 2005 “Access Hollywood” …

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Ben Carson On #Pussygate: All Men Talk Like That And If You Don’t Know It, That’s Your Problem [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Ben Carson said Tuesday “of course” he’s heard similar language from other people along the lines of the recently surfaced lewd and sexually aggressive comments from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. “I’ve heard people talking like that. Of course. Are you kidding me?” the former Republican presidential candidate told CNN’s Brianna Keilar. “As I was growing up, people …

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