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  • Ex-Trump security chief testifies he rejected 2013 Russian offer of women for Trump in Moscow

    11/09/2017 4:00:00 PM PST · by Magnatron · 29 replies
    CNN Fake News ^ | November 9, 2017 | Manu Raju and Jeremy Herb
    President Donald Trump's long-time confidant Keith Schiller privately testified that he rejected a Russian offer to send five women to then private-citizen Trump's hotel room during their 2013 trip to Moscow for the Miss Universe pageant, according to multiple sources from both political parties with direct knowledge of the testimony. Schiller, Trump's former bodyguard and personal aide, testified that he took the offer as a joke, two of the sources said. On their way up to Trump's hotel room that night, Schiller told the billionaire businessman about the offer and Trump laughed it off, Schiller told the House intelligence committee...
  • This pic convinced Trump to keep US troops in Afghanistan

    08/22/2017 10:55:08 AM PDT · by bryan999 · 110 replies
    National ​security adviser HR McMaster used a 1972 photo of Afghan women wearing miniskirts to help convince President Trump to stay the course in Afghanistan, according to a report on Tuesday. ​McMaster showed the president a black-and-white photograph of three women walking down a Kabul street in miniskirts to ​convince him that Western culture had once thrived in Afghanistan and could again, the Washington Post reported. The photo was among the arguments the president’s staff used to make the case that he should not pull troops from Afghanistan – the site of America’s longest war, the newspaper said. In a...
  • Senate Panel To Hear Testimony From Businessman Targeted By Trump Dossier Firm

    07/12/2017 10:41:58 PM PDT · by Fedora · 33 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 07/10/2017 | Chuck Ross
    A London-based businessman who was investigated last year by the opposition research firm behind the so-called Trump dossier will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee next week, The Daily Caller has learned.Bill Browder says that he will “definitely” be testifying about a complaint he filed with the Justice Department last year in which he accused Fusion GPS, the firm behind the dossier, and a former Soviet intelligence officer named Rinat Akhmetshin of violating the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), a law requiring agents of foreign governments to disclose their lobbying and consulting work.Founded by former Wall Street Journal reporter Glenn...
  • Miss Universe Has An Amazing Answer When Asked About President Trump!

    01/30/2017 2:35:53 PM PST · by davikkm · 40 replies
    When a Miss Universe contestant was asked what she thought about President Donald Trump she understandably looked a little blank. Miss Kenya Mary Esther looked completely shocked when Steve Harvey asked her the tough politics question. Arguably, no United States president has had a more active first 10 days in office. What are you most excited about and what most concerns you when it comes to the presidency of Donald Trump? Steve Harvey asked. HER AMAZING ANSWER: "Donald Trump, having been elected as the President of the United States, may not have been the choice of many people living...
  • Trump unleashes early-morning Twitter tirade against disgusting Alicia Machado

    09/30/2016 7:57:12 AM PDT · by Donglalinger · 222 replies
    Yahoo ^ | September 30, 2016 | Colin Campbell
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump took to Twitter early Friday morning to go to war with his latest campaign nemesis: former Miss Universe Alicia Machado. During the debate earlier this week, Democrat Hillary Clinton brought up Trumps past weight-shaming comments about Machado, who was Miss Venezuela when Trump took over the Miss Universe beauty pageant in 1996. Machado, now a well-known actress in Latin America, says Trump once called her fat, ugly and Miss Piggy, among other things. In tweets posted a little after 5 a.m. on Friday, Trump brought up reports indicating that Machado was once accused of driving...
  • You Stupid Men: Mikas Epic Anti-Trump/Beauty Pageant Rant

    09/29/2016 6:00:18 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 64 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Mika Brzezinski went on an epic feminist rant on todays Morning Joe, condemning not just Donald Trump for his comments about a former Miss Universe, but raging against the entire beauty pageant culture in which women are judged on their . . beauty. Mika summed up her intellectual argument this way: you stupid men. Brzezinski considers it unfair that beauty pageant contestants are expected to be trim, whereas men like Trump and Newt Gingrich can walk around as rotund as all get out. But if those guys had entered the Mr. Universe contest, every inch of their oiled bodies would...
  • Former Miss Universe on murder accusations: 'I'm not a saint' and 'that happened 20 years ago.'

    09/28/2016 10:24:10 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 60 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/28/16 | Robert Laurie
    Oh, well then it's all ok. Earlier, Dan wrote about the fact that the Clinton campaigns newest anti-Trump weapon, Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado, was accused of being involved in a 1998 homicide. What Dan didnt mention was that the judge in the case also accused her of threatening to assassinate him if he indicted her boyfriend. Yesterday, Machado appeared on CNNs 360 with Gloria Vanderbilts Son, where she levelled a blistering attack against Trump. When she finished, the host decided to ask her about her possible involvement with the murder.
  • Oops: Media's new poster girl for Trump's misogyny was accused in shooting

    09/28/2016 8:57:39 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 16 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/28/16 | Dan Calabrese
    Moral of the story: Never accept a source supplied to you by the Clinton campaign One consequence of a gym membership is that, for better or for worse, you see TV you would otherwise never see. I would never knowingly sit down and turn on the Today Show. The last thing I need is to ingest intellectual rot that makes me stupider by the second. But when you climb on the elliptical to do 30 minutes of cardio, the machines built-in TV doesnt have MLB Network. Yeah. I know. And this morning, for some reason, Fox Sports Detroit wasnt replaying...
  • Miss Universe 'fat-shamed' by Donald Trump was accused...

    09/27/2016 9:33:17 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 25 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/27/16 | David Martosko
    ...of threatening to kill a judge and being an accomplice to a MURDER bid in her native Venezuela Alicia Machado, from Venezuela, was Miss Universe in 1996 when Donald Trump bought the franchise for the contest She was spoken about at Monday night debate by Hillary Clinton who told how Donald Trump had called her 'Miss Piggy' because of weight gain But reports from the time have surfaced which reveal questions over her background in Venezuela Court documents in 1998 revealed she was accused of driving her boyfriend from the scene of a murder attempt - at a woman's funeral...
  • Miss Universe 'fat-shamed' by Donald Trump was accused of threatening to kill a judge and...

    09/27/2016 4:08:55 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 68 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 9/27/2016 | David Martosko
    The former Miss Universe at the center of a bitter exchange in Monday's presidential debate was accused of aiding a would-be murderer and threatening to kill a judge, it has emerged. Alicia Machado was named by Hillary Clinton as having been shamed for her weight in 1996 by Donald Trump, when she was Miss Universe and he bought the beauty contest, by being called 'Miss Piggy' when she gained weight. The then Miss Venezuela was photographed with Trump at a gym as he spoke about how she 'loves to eat', and she also claimed he mocked her Latino accent, calling...
  • Former Miss Universe: Trump called me 'Miss Piggy' (the MSM thinks they finally caught Trump alert)

    05/19/2016 10:54:36 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 92 replies
    Politico ^ | May 19, 2016 | Nolan D. McCaskill
    Days after The New York Times published a Sunday cover story chronicling instances in which Donald Trump crossed the line with women, a former Miss Universe is sharing how the now-presumptive Republican presidential nominee shamed her decades ago, even going as far as to call her "Miss Piggy" for gaining weight.
  • SO YOU DON'T LIKE TRUMP, EH?

    02/20/2016 12:39:01 PM PST · by SatinDoll · 67 replies
    The Market-Ticker ^ | Feb. 20, 2016 | Karl Denninger
    Well then, you must like losing your job to someone in Mexico who will make $3/hour. Union leaders at an air conditioner factory in Indianapolis threatened with losing 1,400 jobs to Mexico said on Tuesday the plants owner expects to pay Mexican workers $3 an hour compared to an average of more than $20 an hour for the U.S. workers. "We have not given up the fight yet," said Chuck Jones, president of the United Steelworkers union local that represents workers at the Carrier Corp plant. "But Carrier has pretty well indicated that the wage differential is too great and...
  • Was the Miss Universe pageant disaster really Steve Harvey's fault? [Teleprompter Fail?]

    12/22/2015 5:39:00 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/22/2015 | Diana Falzone
    Steve Harvey took the blame for perhaps the most epic beauty pageant host blunder of all time on Sunday night’s Miss Universe 2015 Pageant, but some are pointing to a backstage Snapchat video as proof the mistake may have been someone else's. A seven-second behind-the-scenes video shows Harvey immediately after naming the wrong winner -- Miss Colombia instead of Miss Philippines -- pointing to a cue card and talking to an unidentified person saying: "The teleprompter said Miss Universe -- Colombia." Snapchat is a social media platform that features user-generated short videos. The video in question looks as if it...
  • The day after the Miss Universe Pageant...

    12/21/2015 2:00:33 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 17 replies
    American Irony ^ | 12-21-15 | The Looking Spoon
    In case you missed it...if it wasn't the most awkward moment in the history of the universe it's in the top two.
  • Donald Trump: Make Miss Universe contestants co-winners after Steve Harvey’s ‘terrible error’

    12/21/2015 7:47:00 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 172 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 12/21/2015 | BY NICOLE LYN PESCE
    Donald Trump has a solution to the Miss Universe crown controversy: Share the wealth! "What I would do is make them a co-winner, that would be very cool," the presidential candidate and former Miss Universe owner told Matt Lauer on the "Today" show Monday. Pageant host Steve Harvey made an out-of-this-world blunder on Sunday night by mistakenly announcing Miss Colombia the winner -- before stripping her of the sash and tiara on live TV just minutes later to hand over the top prize to Miss Philippines, the true winner. "What happened to the girl from Colombia is devastating," Trump told...
  • The Art of the Deal With It

    12/21/2015 5:25:23 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 5 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 12-21-2015 | MOTUS
    You might think at first its no big deal, butt trust me, this is YOOGE!It happened at the Miss Universe pagent (formerly owned by The Donald) in Las Vegas last night. The host, Steve Harvey, screwed up and mistakenly announced that Miss Colombia had won. In fact, she was first runner up and Miss Phillipines was the real winner. Pandemonium ensued. After the crown was finally returned to the rightful winner, Steve had to apologize and explain. Unfortunately nobody understood what was going on as there were very few English-as-a-first-language speakers on stage. That apparently included Steve Harvey as he...
  • Steve Harvey Messes Up On Miss Universe 2015 Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach

    Explanation: Steve Harvey read out the wrong winner. Said Miss Columbia won and she didn't. Biggest pageant screw up EVER. LOL!
  • Curse of The Donald? Steve Harvey Announces Wrong Miss Universe Winner

    12/20/2015 9:47:35 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 59 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | December 21, 2015 | P.J. Gladnick
    Are there certain elemental forces in the universe (or at least Miss Universe) that must not be mocked? And is one of those forces the former owner of the Miss Universe contest, Donald Trump? Those that have antagonized The Donald seem eerily to have suffered miserable fates. Just ask Lindsey Graham, Rick Perry, or Jeb Bush whose poll numbers seem to have almost completely vanished after attacking Trump. However, their fates do not seem to have been nearly as bad as that suffered on Sunday by Miss Universe host Steve Harvey.In the first video below you can see Steve Harvey...
  • Miss Philippines Crowned Miss Universe 2015 After Host Steve Harvey Mistakes Ms. Colombia as Winner

    12/20/2015 7:44:24 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 101 replies
    E ONLINE ^ | 12/20/2015 | by Mike Vulpo
    What in the world just happened?! That's what everyone and anyone is thinking Sunday night after watching the dramatic—and by we really mean dramatic—final moments of Miss Universe 2015. At first, host Steve Harvey made it perfectly clear that Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutiérrez was the winner. There were hugs, cheers, flowers, a standing ovation and everything you expect from a happy moment. Things quickly took a turn, however, when Steve stopped the party. "Okay folks, I have to apologize. The first runner-up is Colombia," he explained as the camera panned to Miss USA and Miss Philippine. In other words, Miss...
  • Multiple victims in ‘major crash’ near Las Vegas’ Paris Hotel – reports

    12/20/2015 7:39:17 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 172 replies
    rt.com ^ | December 20, 2015
    More than 20 people are reported to have fallen victim to a major accident near the luxurious Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Conflicting reports are coming from the scene, which has been cordoned off by police. The crash took place on Las Vegas Boulevard in front of the Paris Hotel & Casino and Planet Hollywood, local NBC affiliate KSNV News 3 reported.