Trump Escalates Clinton Attack, Calls Vince Foster Suicide "Very Fishy"

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Just hours after Donald Trump released a clip in which the presumptive Republican presidential candidate hinted at Bill Clinton's sexual transgressions which featured audio of two women - Kathleen Willey and Juanita Broaddrick - who have made rape accusations against Bill Clinton, Trump escalated his attack on Hillary and Bill Clinton in an interview with WaPo in which Trump called the circumstances of Vincent Foster’s death "very fishy."

"He had intimate knowledge of what was going on," Trump said of Foster’s relationship with the Clintons. "He knew everything that was going on and then all of a sudden he committed suicide."

As a reminder, Vince Foster, a longtime friend of the Clintons, was deputy White House counsel in the first few months of Clinton’s presidency.  He was found dead from a gunshot wound to the mouth in July 1993. The three official investigations into Foster’s death concluded he committed suicide as he suffered from depression, however unproven theories have constantly swirled that the Clintons were involved in Foster’s death.


The Washington Post was not pleased, saying that "Trump is reviving some of the ugliest political chapters of the 1990s with escalating personal attacks on Bill Clinton’s character, part of a concerted effort to smother Hillary Clinton’s campaign message with the weight of decades of controversy."

The WaPo does correctly note that in many ways the race already appears to be "teed up as a referendum on the two candidates’ pasts - both of whom carry enough baggage to fill many books - rather than their visions for the country’s future."

"Clinton has increasingly directed fire at Trump’s long history of derogatory statements about women, his bankruptcies and other controversies to argue he is unfit for office."


Trump, meanwhile, has sought to brand the former secretary of state as “Crooked Hillary,” pointing to such issues as the Whitewater real estate controversy in the 1990s and foreign donations to her family’s philanthropic organization over the past decade. Trump also regularly accuses the Clintons of hypocrisy on women’s issues and argues that Hillary Clinton has been an “enabler” of her husband’s actions and attempting to discredit the women in question.

That is how the topic of Vince Foster emerged: according to the WaPo, "Trump said another topic of potential concern is the suicide of former White House aide Vincent Foster, which remains the focus of intense and far-fetched conspiracy theories on the Internet."

Conspiracy theory or not, the issue of Foster's death may just hit a live nerve in the Clinton campaign, something that is the ultimate goal of Trump. 

One issue on Trump’s radar is the 1993 death of Foster, which has been ruled a suicide by law enforcement officials and a subsequent federal investigation. But some voices on the far right have long argued that the Clintons may have been involved in a conspiracy that led to Foster’s death.


He called theories of possible foul play “very serious” and the circumstances of Foster’s death “very fishy.”


"He had intimate knowledge of what was going on,” Trump said, speaking of Foster’s relationship with the Clintons at the time. "He knew everything that was going on, and then all of a sudden he committed suicide."


He added, "I don’t bring [Foster’s death] up because I don’t know enough to really discuss it. I will say there are people who continue to bring it up because they think it was absolutely a murder. I don’t do that because I don’t think it’s fair."

He has now, and we can only expect the topic of Clinton's alleged rape as well as the Clintons' involvement in Vince Foster' death to become an increasingly prevalent, if circuitous, theme of future Trump attack campaigns, even if as he says he "doesn't bring it up", because the purpose is simple: to throw Hillary and her campaign off balance.

Finally, since as the WaPo puts it, the presidential race is a "referendum on the candidates' past", the one candidate who comes up with the most shocking - and thus most memorable, remarkable and entertaining - skeletons in the closet will likely win. For now Trump appears to be holding the advantage, especially since nothing Hillary has come up with has managed to penetrate Teflon Trump's thick skin so far.

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acetinker's picture

I'm about to click the link crawdaddy, but I've found that questions that require drawn out, convoluted answers are basically unanswerable to the human mind.

Be back later.

edit: Made it to 2-1/2 minutes.  You will say I'm shallow.  I am sorry.  God isn't complicated.  Doesn't take 2 hours and 45 minutes to describe a minute detail of God.

Maybe you can try mushrooms, or DMT.  You'll see straight through this dude, and maybe realize that your path is yours alone, and it's different than mine. And his.


Crawdaddy's picture

Good enough amigo. I appreciate you giving it the time any way. Peace!

JLee2027's picture

Electric shocks from a cattle prod could not bring back lifeless Jib Boosh.

IndyPat's picture

Please clap?

Never gets old.

acetinker's picture

Johann, I know english isn't your first language and sincerely mean no offense- but the phrase is just as soon, not just assume.

OTOH, I dont know German at all, so kudos!  I knew what you meant.

English is the language of commerce, for now, and I understand why you learned it.

I'm a sorta dickhead, but I mean no harm.

valjoux7750's picture

Well to hear people tell it on ZH before trump and the clintons are bestest buddies.  Guess these attacks say something a bit different.

Keep it comming DT.  I love it

Calmyourself's picture

Beware the Ides of June indeed..   This just in, ISIS smuggles manpad into the US,...  Trumps plane feared lost. Film at 11.. 

Donald, a word to the wise, I would go ahead and install the IR jammers now, why wait for AF1..

acetinker's picture

Naw bro'.  Trump needn't worry about .gov assassins.  Trump is .gov, he's been groomed for this place, and this time, his whole life.  He thinks he's self-made, but he's not.

He's that special idiot who doesn't yet realize that he's that special idiot.

I hope you're not too disappointed.

NoBillsOfCredit's picture

he needs to make sure that his vice president is less acceptable than he is to the powers-that-be.

Mr.BlingBling's picture

Ron Paul as VP would mean that a President Trump could safely road trip to Dallas in a convertible.

NidStyles's picture

That's what I was going to ask.



This is going to be a gloriously entertaining election cycle.

bamawatson's picture

g gordon liddy set forth an excellent excellent factual study of the vince foster murder; his work product is worth the read

JLee2027's picture

One of the Clinton operatives described Trump as "target rich".  A finer example of pysco projection I have never known.

Winston Churchill's picture

Hitlary has more scabs than a leper.

Shit she doesn't even remember will start surfacing.

Trump has nothing to lose by picking those scabs.

One-Eyed-Thong's picture
One-Eyed-Thong (not verified) froze25 May 24, 2016 3:20 PM

wookeee dna !!!!

g speed's picture

an X/Y blood test ought to be enough---just sayng--

Tall Tom's picture





It is an XXY

OverTheHedge's picture

I have some recollection that, on the sports field, when the gender of a young player is in question, (I.e. a boy masquerading as a girl), the cry of "panty inspection " goes up. However, I might be wrong, as I don't frequent girls sports events. I tried googling it, but that went as well as might be expected (there are some VERY weird people out there).

Anyway, what this preamble is all about is, who wants to call for a HRC inspection, and who is going to volunteer?

NoBillsOfCredit's picture

94 upvotes and rising! I've never seen that many on ZH!

John_Coltrane's picture

Chromosome test for the Wookie.  I suspect one or more Y chromosomes to go with a single X, though I'm sure "it "will claim I'm all XX.

Hard to explain that pant suit bulge otherwise.

I'm glad to see Trump hitting the real issues that people like me care about.  Vengence is mine sayith the Trumpster.

Marvin the Martian's picture

Two dudes can't have children, doesn't matter how much of a twink Hussein is. Michael is a dude. 

Vatican_cameo's picture

Obama's oldest daughter said they were adopted.  They were born in Morocco, I thought this was common knowledge?

CC Lemon's picture

Don't knock the bread and circuses. It kept the rabble from revolting and put off 1000 years of dark ages for a bit. Don't be in a such a hurry to get the current bread and circuses overwith. There's not much fun on the other side.

Kozakman's picture

Not Fosters Bastard.

Webb Hubbells.

sam i am's picture


They all will pay... Kiev Junta’s victims sue Ukraine for hundreds of millions in ECHR, by Scott
Insanity Wolf's picture

"...Enquiring minds want to know!..."

Careful, HH. That's what got Paveway banned from ZH. 

chunga's picture

That sucks, his last few comments didn't seem too bad to me. WTF is right.

Insanity Wolf's picture

Fucker hated Tyler, America and Trump = deserved a good ass-raping. Good riddance.

Supernova Born's picture

Is this Paveway IV you speak of?


Tall Tom's picture





Not banned.





Crawdaddy's picture

The Tylers we know are mythical but afaik they are not fraudsters. There are real people who have to pay real money to host this site. When I got an account, I agreed to abide by THEIR rules. The Tylers don't like me? Instaban me. No harm no foul.

America is mythical. I didn't agree to anything that the usurping fake rulership homos of this country claim I agreed to. If the muppetteers of this country don't like me, what can they do to me? They will steal all my shit, lie about me, throw me in the hoosegow. A closer pitch to the chin than banning my account.

Trunp is also mythical, another fraudster. Granted, he is an entertaining fraudster because he is knocking the slag off that other fraud team known as the Clintons.

Paveway will be fine.


Tall Tom's picture




And many will deny the miracle of resurrection or reincarnation.


I have seenit manifested here, countless times, on the pages of ZH.




Paveway IV is not banned. He is resurrected...or never banned in the fiirst place. (Most likely we have been trolled.)


See??? Miracles happen.


Praise the Lord.

Beowulf55's picture

No way!

Tyler becoming PC?

Diversity NOW!   Free Speech for All.....


That's why I joined ZH...

Tall Tom's picture





Free Speech is not free.

Someone pays the bills.


NOT BANNED. We have been trolled.

Tall Tom's picture





The best way to be "uninvited" from a party is to disrespect and insult your host.

You are a guest.

It is Tyler's house.


That is just common sense....which is not so common.

Insanity Wolf's picture

I told that retard the new owners and tylers wouldn't buy his antisemite muzzy-lover shit. Dont pissoff your new masters until youre sure who they are. PWIV guessed wrong - fuck him.

Tall Tom's picture





New owners?


What are you writing about?


I have been posting here for over four years....under my original username.


The owners have not changed at all during my tenure.


Furthermore I have posted similar rhetoric as Paveway IV.

I certainly do not like Trump.

I certainly do not care for Zionist Empire Building.

And I am against the corrupt counterfeit that has emerged and is considered as "America", a Nation by name only, and not by the founders' principles.  


Yet I am still here.


I do not insult my hosts who have been more than gracious enough to provide a venue to express my views.


Therefore I do the best that I can do to appreciate my host by adding value to their Comment Boards.




Zerohedge does one of the best jobs at keeping the Editorial in the Comments and reporting valid and accurate news.


As Tyler has said to the contributors...PUBLISH WHAT YOU WANT.


And as I say...


Just do not be a dumbfuck and insult your host.


Is that too much for you to understand?

Insanity Wolf's picture

Understood. Criticize each other, guest contributors or anyone else OK. Take a swing at Tyler for any bullshit articles and get banned. Because now its not really Fight Club but tea party with gracious hosts you must be nice to. Fight Club for snowflakes. Crystal-meth clear. I get it. What's not to get?

Tall Tom's picture





There is no rule that says that you have to be here.


There is no requirement that says that you even have to read the articles.


(At times I have read comments that attribute an article to ZH when it was clear that the article was written by another party. Obviously the commenter did not even bother to read the article, and, even much less demanding, read just who authored the article.)


This is NOT the Hotel California and you are free to leave.


You can depart to another venue to where you feel validated and appreciated. Or you can stay here as long as you remain welcome.


Personally I do not give a fuck what you decide to do.


No. You do not have to be nice here at anyone. There is no law that requires that from you either.


Just do not be surprised if you are invited to leave as a resultof insulting and disrespecting your hosts.


That is just common sense.


Try that bullshit at the next real party to which you are invited.


To use your very own words you will get the ultimate ass kicking. And you will deserve every bit of the beating that you will receive...if you are so stupid enough to disrespect and insult your hosts.

peddling-fiction's picture

Hi Tom, whats up with that wolf pup.

Lots of people here take swings at everybody. Maybe we don´t take swings at Tyler, but I have pointed some things out, but with substance.

The point is that if you take a swing, do it with conviction and back it up with facts. Or at least be funny.

Or shut the fuck up.

peddling-fiction's picture

<Truth and facts are respected in ZH>

orelius's picture

Yes. In my 4+ years of membership here I found this site to be one of the few last vestiges out there.

Tall Tom's picture





Well now...After doing what you did...




You have lost all credibility.


If I err in being too trusting then you discern that as a weakness I suppose. That is typical of your psychopathy.


But now you have shown your true colors I will haunt you...You will not find rest here.