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National Enquirer publisher agrees to cooperate with prosecutors
« on: December 12, 2018, 02:32:59 PM »
National Enquirer publisher agrees to cooperate with prosecutors

BY CHRIS MILLS RODRIGO - 12/12/18 02:12 PM EST


American Media Inc., the parent company of the National Enquirer, has agreed to cooperate with federal prosecutors in New York, the Department of Justice announced in a statement on Wednesday.

AMI admitted that it paid $150,000 to a woman "in concert with" President Trump's campaign "in order to ensure that the woman did not publicize damaging allegations about the candidate before the 2016 presidential election."

Karen McDougal, a former Playboy model, was paid $150,000 in 2016 by publishers of the National Enquirer for exclusive rights to her story about her alleged affair with Trump. The Enquirer then never ran the story.

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https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/421041-national-enquirer-publisher-agrees-to-cooperate-with-prosecutors
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Re: National Enquirer publisher agrees to cooperate with prosecutors
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2018, 02:35:06 PM »
Paul Ryan signed off on $17 million in payouts to hush up rapes congressman committed during election cycles.

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Re: National Enquirer publisher agrees to cooperate with prosecutors
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2018, 02:59:20 PM »
Whataboutism is such a great defense in court – works all the time.

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Re: National Enquirer publisher agrees to cooperate with prosecutors
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2018, 03:01:39 PM »
They got Trump now.  Jail time too! N'peach 45. 

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« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2018, 03:06:34 PM »
 Makes you wonder what Weisselberg had to say to SDNY.
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« Reply #5 on: December 12, 2018, 03:23:30 PM »
@Jazzhead you said the National Enquirer did this as SOP and not as a favor to Trump during his election. They clearly are on the record saying otherwise.

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Re: National Enquirer publisher agrees to cooperate with prosecutors
« Reply #6 on: December 12, 2018, 04:42:17 PM »
   At the same time this rag is printing BS stories about Cruz's mistresses they are paying off Trump's ho's at HIS request.
   Hypocrisy be thine
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Re: National Enquirer publisher agrees to cooperate with prosecutors
« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2018, 04:48:41 PM »
Whataboutism is such a great defense in court – works all the time.

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Trump is never going to court over this bush league shit exactly because Paul Ryan payed out $17 million dollars in taxpayers money to shield rapists, fagots and murders in the House.

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« Reply #8 on: December 12, 2018, 04:52:26 PM »
   Unlike the Trumpers, I understood your valid point @edpc
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« Reply #9 on: December 12, 2018, 04:54:52 PM »
Trump is never going to court over this bush league shit exactly because Paul Ryan payed out $17 million dollars in taxpayers money to shield rapists, fagots and murders in the House.

You are right. It will be the other more serious crap Cohen ratted on him about that will take him to court. It cost Cohen three years in prison and that's with a plea deal for the other information he provided.

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« Reply #10 on: December 12, 2018, 04:55:29 PM »
   Unlike the Trumpers, I understood your valid point @edpc

You would think nonsense is valid.

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« Reply #11 on: December 12, 2018, 04:58:32 PM »
You are right. It will be the other more serious crap Cohen ratted on him about that will take him to court. It cost Cohen three years in prison and that's with a plea deal for the other information he provided.

Really? Every time a plea deal comes down the pike all the bed wetters run around telling us all how this is it for Donny. We are almost at a full 2 years of this shit. Last I checked nothing has happened to the President.

Wake me up when he is actually sitting in front of a jury. Otherwise this is all pablum for babies.

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« Reply #12 on: December 12, 2018, 05:02:52 PM »
Really? Every time a plea deal comes down the pike all the bed wetters run around telling us all how this is it for Donny. We are almost at a full 2 years of this shit. Last I checked nothing has happened to the President.

Wake me up when he is actually sitting in front of a jury. Otherwise this is all pablum for babies.

Getting access to Cohen and Trump's financial records is a far different issue. The campaign contributions issue was just legal leverage to get access. This is the one solid legal threat to Trump. And he screwed up majorly giving his enemies a pretense to get legal access to these documents.

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« Reply #13 on: December 12, 2018, 05:10:58 PM »
    Wait till pelousy subpoenas his Tax records in February and promptly leaks them.   Order more popcorn.
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« Reply #14 on: December 12, 2018, 05:19:02 PM »
Getting access to Cohen and Trump's financial records is a far different issue. The campaign contributions issue was just legal leverage to get access. This is the one solid legal threat to Trump. And he screwed up majorly giving his enemies a pretense to get legal access to these documents.

Yeah, like the Rats aren't using illegal means to access that shit now. It doesn't matter what Donny did or didn't do. They are living on pure hate just like every other half assed Never Trump dead ender grasping at anything to get at their irrational boogy man. It's a farce.

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Re: National Enquirer publisher agrees to cooperate with prosecutors
« Reply #15 on: December 12, 2018, 05:23:57 PM »
@Jazzhead you said the National Enquirer did this as SOP and not as a favor to Trump during his election. They clearly are on the record saying otherwise.

They apparently do buy and bury stories as SOP, according the article I found and linked to on the other thread.   The difference, I guess, is that they typically do this for their own benefit - by buying and burying celebrity gossip stories they gain access to the celebrity for purposes of "insider" pieces that appeal to their readership.   And they (at least according to the article)  did so with respect to Trump stories over the years.   Here, however,  Trump himself wanted a story buried for his own purposes, and contracted with the Enquirer to do the buying and burying.    Instead of buying off the blackmailer directly,  Trump reimbursed the National Enquirer to do so. 

Is that an illegal campaign contribution?    I don't know -  the motivation may have been to save his campaign, or his marriage, or both.     
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« Reply #16 on: December 12, 2018, 05:26:27 PM »
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Is that an illegal campaign contribution?    I don't know -  the motivation may have been to save his campaign, or his marriage, or both.

   This all happened right before his third debate with hellary, didn't it?
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« Reply #17 on: December 12, 2018, 06:10:31 PM »
@AllThatJazzZ
   This all happened right before his third debate with hellary, didn't it?

You're going to catch hell now!

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« Reply #18 on: December 12, 2018, 06:22:07 PM »
 :cool:    There's so many different fusions of Jazz I can't keep up 
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« Reply #19 on: December 12, 2018, 07:36:37 PM »
They got Trump now.  Jail time too! N'peach 45.

Yup!  They finally got that bastid pegged, roll out the Guillotines.
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« Reply #20 on: December 12, 2018, 07:56:19 PM »
@AllThatJazzZ
   This all happened right before his third debate with hellary, didn't it?

@corbe

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« Reply #21 on: December 12, 2018, 08:33:18 PM »
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I'm pretty sure you meant to ping @Jazzhead to your post. As you can see by my tagline, I'm still trying to differentiate myself from him/her. Apparently, I'm not doing a very good job!  :shrug:

   Being the instigator that I am, I did that on purpose @AllThatJazzZ  @DB already called me out. 
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Re: National Enquirer publisher agrees to cooperate with prosecutors
« Reply #22 on: December 12, 2018, 09:15:44 PM »
National Enquirer strikes a deal to ADMIT colluding with Trump campaign in the 2016 election!!

Dec. 12, 2018 6:04 pm by SooperMexican




The National Enquirer admitted that they colluded with the Trump campaign in order make sure the voter wasn’t distracted by unimportant things like his many extramarital affairs.

How thoughtful of them!!

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https://therightscoop.com/national-enquirer-strikes-a-deal-to-admit-colluding-with-trump-campaign-in-the-2016-election/
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Re: National Enquirer publisher agrees to cooperate with prosecutors
« Reply #23 on: December 13, 2018, 01:40:25 PM »
The Enquirer? DRAMA!

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