Sunday, October 9, 2016

Woman Who Charged Trump with Attempted Rape; Plus Trump's Multiple Appearances on Howard Stern Objectifying Women; It's Time We Give Serious Attention to the Child Rape Allegations

More damning links on Trump's offensive sexual objectification: Jill Harth -who reports being raped by Trump / 'The Apprentice producer warns that worse material is coming / Trump's years of vulgar statements on the Howard Stern show / Trump barging in on Miss Universe dressing rooms / Creepy Trump statements about daughter Ivanka

The woman who Republican Party nominee Donald Trump said tried to rape her was speaking out yesterday, October 8. For details of the assault, read this Slate article from Friday, "The 1997 Lawsuit Alleging Trump Groped a Woman Just as He Bragged About on Video." (Of course, for legal reasons we should say "alleged," but can we doubt the claim, especially after all that we have heard this year about Trump's groping and sexually verbal abuse of women?)

In 1997, a makeup artist and former business associate named Jill Harth alleged that Trump had groped her on multiple occasions. In her suit, which you can read here, Harth described one of these advances as “attempted rape.” As the Guardian reported in July, that suit was dropped after Trump settled a separate business lawsuit with Harth’s partner George Houraney.
Harth, Houraney, and Trump were working on a pin-up competition together when Trump allegedly began making sexual advances. The project began in December 1992. According to Harth, in January 1993, Trump's behavior escalated. In her 1997 deposition, written about recently in the New York Times, Harth testified that at a business dinner Trump “name-dropped throughout that [meal], when he wasn’t groping me under the table.” Here’s how the lawsuit described the incident:

Then, the lawsuit alleges, Trump tried to get Harth into his daughter’s bedroom alone. When he was with Harth in Ivanka Trump’s bedroom, Trump allegedly groped her again.

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Given all the sickening things that we have heard that Trump has said and done, is it not time that we give serious attention and weight to the allegations that Trump raped a 13 year old child?

Here is the Huffington Post report just a few months ago on the allegations:

Why The New Child Rape Case Filed Against Donald Trump Should Not Be Ignored

Just consider these points about the witness in the case. It is rare that there are witnesses in such cases willing to come forward. The earlier dismissals of the case demonstrate the power Trump has to get such suits dismissed. Notice how she is afraid of consequences from Trump. This fear would be well founded when you see how glibly Trump threatened to have one of his "friends" deal with Rosie O'Donnell's girlfriend. (See yesterday's post at this page.) Trump is alleged to have raped 13 year old girl in 1994, while Trump was at a party held by Jeffrey Epstein, a now convicted sex offender of underage girls.

Tiffany Doe says that she recruited Jane Doe at the Port Authority in New York, persuaded her to attend Mr. Epstein’s parties, and actually witnessed the sexual assaults on Jane Doe:
I personally witnessed the Plaintiff being forced to perform various sexual acts with Donald J. Trump and Mr. Epstein. Both Mr. Trump and Mr. Epstein were advised that she was 13 years old.
It is exceedingly rare for a sexual assault victim to have a witness. But Tiffany Doe says:
I personally witnessed four sexual encounters that the Plaintiff was forced to have with Mr. Trump during this period, including the fourth of these encounters where Mr. Trump forcibly raped her despite her pleas to stop.
Tiffany Doe corroborates, based on her own personal observations, just about everything in Jane Doe’s complaint: that twelve year old Maria was involved in a sex act with Mr. Trump, that Mr. Trump threatened the life of Jane Doe if she ever revealed what happened, and that she would “disappear” like Maria if she did.
Tiffany Doe herself says that she is in mortal fear of Mr. Trump to this day:
I am coming forward to swear to the truthfulness of the physical and sexual abuse that I personally witnessed of minor females at the hands of Mr. Trump and Mr. Epstein . . . I swear to these facts under the penalty for perjury even though I fully understand that the life of myself and my family is now in grave danger.

Given all this, and based on the record thus far, Jane Doe’s claims appear credible. Mr. Epstein’s own sexual crimes and parties with underage girls are well documented, as is Mr. Trump’s relationship with him two decades ago in New York City. Mr. Trump told a reporter a few years ago: “I’ve known Jeff for 15 years. Terrific guy. He’s a lot of fun to be with. It is even said that he likes beautiful women as much as I do, and many of them are on the younger side. No doubt about it, Jeffrey enjoys his social life.”
Powerfully, Jane Doe appears to have an eyewitness to all aspects of her claim, a witness who appears to have put herself in substantial danger by coming forward, because at a minimum Mr. Epstein knows her true identity.

The New York Daily News reported in "Pedophile billionaire Jeffrey Epstein told to be 'out of the country' ahead of book release" a few days ago that a book is due out tomorrow on the sordid life of Epstein. Unsurprisingly, Trump appears in the book, in an unflattering manner. Naturally, this will be a giant public relations disaster for the campaign and the Republican Party. Defiantly, Trump will not leave the race, so elected officials with the party have no choice other than to abandon him.

The blockbuster book is also expected to further embarrass celebs who once partied with Epstein. Among the allegations that popped up when the suits first started piling up against Epstein is a claim by an aspiring model that Trump raped her in 1994, when she was 13. The bloviating billionaire has vehemently denied the charge, which was voluntarily dismissed in September, but filed again earlier this week. A previous lawsuit by the same plaintiff was dismissed by a California federal court judge earlier this year.
Jeffrey Epstein served 13 months in prison for soliciting an underage prostitute.
Republican nominee Donald Trump's friend, Jeffrey Epstein

Jeffrey Epstein served 13 months in prison for soliciting an underage prostitute.

“It’s no coincidence that this book is coming out just before the election,” says our source.

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Saturday, Bill Pruitt, the producer for the first two seasons of 'The Apprentice,' said that what has come out is just the tip of the iceberg, and that more is coming this month.  'The Independent Journal Review' ran this story, "'The Apprentice' Producer Just Left an Ominous Warning About 'October Surprise' Coming Next for Trump."

Pruitt posted this on Twitter Saturday night, "As a producer on seasons 1 & 2 of #theapprentice I assure you: when it comes to the #trumptapes there are far worse. #justthebegininng"

While some have speculated that Pruitt has a non-disclosure agreement, it is unclear whether or not this would apply to Pruitt or if a violation could be legally defended in the interest of the "public good."
Buzzfeed, among others, has swooped in to get the goods from Pruitt, if such goods actually exist. And judging by the footage with Access Hollywood's Billy Bush, it's no stretch of the imagination that another smoking gun video exists.

And before Friday's bombshell hot mike recordings of Trump's and Billy Bush's extremely lewd conversation and the widely disclosed vulgar actions towards women on 'Apprentice,' there were revelations of Trump's crude remarks earlier this year. For example, see this clip from Inside Edition, uploaded by the show on February 25, 2016, regarding Trump's late 1990s appearances:

7 Crude Comments Donald Trump Made About Women on Howard Stern

Donald Trump's crass musings on women are now being unearthed. Buzzfeed has published a rundown of the billionaire's comments from his appearances on Howard Stern beginning in the late 1990s. "A person who is very flat-chested is very hard to be a 10," Trump told Stern. He also said he found Angelina Jolie unattractive because of her lips. He spoke often of Princess Diana, saying he could have bedded her. Trump also said he wanted children with Melania, but he wouldn't spend time with them.

And see also this clip by Huffington Post, uploaded to YouTube, on May 23, 2016. He has said very terrible things. --Including from appearances on the show this year.

Just to remind you, several times, it has been reported that several times Trump has made statements that he views his daughter in sexual terms.  Including making these statements with her on the TV stage sitting right next to him. See this clip, "Donald Trump Obsessed with Daughter's Body, Would Have Sex With Her," last September on the David Pakman Show.


Trump told Howard Stern it's OK to call Ivanka a 'piece of a--'

Washington Post, reporting Saturday, October 8, on how he spoke of how voluptuous his daughter Ivanka was, how 35 year old women were over the hill, how he was OK with having sex with 24 year old women.

And the paper linked this with its article, "More Trump tapes surface with crude sex remarks":

New CNN article on Nancy O'Dell, the woman who fought off the sexual advance in Ivanka's bedroom, which Trump referred to in the Access Hollywood video.
Also from CNN: "Donald Trump to Howard Stern: It's okay to call my daughter a 'piece of ass.'"
Washington Post: Trump says women need to check-out at age 35; Trump owes up to barging in on dressing rooms of Miss Universe contestants.  Including sexual banter on daughter Ivanka's attractiveness.

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