Just as Gloria Allred was bringing forward a new sexual assault accuser from season 5 of The Apprentice, Trump stopped at a rally in Greensboro, North Carolina where he let lose a litany of attacks against Hillary, his sexual assault accusers and the media. No one was spared in what seems to be a new "scorched earth offensive" being launched by the Trump campaign at his adversaries. The attacks from Trump apparently came in spite admonishments from inside his campaign though he said "I feel I have to talk about it because you have to dispute when somebody says something.”
Trump directly contradicted his sexual assault accusers saying "I have no idea who these women are" and indicated that their stories were "100 made up" by a corrupt media looking to tank his political campaign. Moreover, in regards to allegations made by Jessica Leeds that Trump sexually assaulted her on a plane in 1980, he basically indicated that she was too ugly for that to even be a possibility, saying:
“She would not be my first choice, that I can tell you. You don’t know, that would not be my first choice.”
And here is the clip from the Greensboro rally:
Trump on the woman who claimed he assaulted her on a plane: “She would not be my first choice ... That would not be my first choice.” pic.twitter.com/o7VMgtvVMx
— T. Becket Adams (@BecketAdams) October 14, 2016
But perhaps the best part about the comment is that Bloomberg decided to headline Trump's hand gestures.
*TRUMP IMITATES GRABBING MOTION AS HE DENIES ONE CLAIM
Meanwhile, the NY Post has just published an exclusive interview with a British gentleman named, Anthony Gilberthorpe, who claims that he sat across the aisle from Trump and Leeds in 1980 and that Leeds, not Trump, was the one being sexually aggressive. He even claims that Leeds intimated to him that "she wanted to marry Trump" after Trump excused himself to the restroom.
“I have only met this accuser once and frankly cannot imagine why she is seeking to make out that Trump made sexual advances on her. Not only did he not do so (and I was present at all times) but it was she that was the one being flirtatious,” Anthony Gilberthorpe said in a note provided to The Post by the Trump campaign.
In an exclusive interview arranged by the campaign, Gilberthorpe said he was on the flight — in either 1980 or 1981— where Jessica Leeds claimed Trump groped her.
Gilberthorpe, 54, said he was sitting across the first class aisle from the couple and saw nothing inappropriate. Leeds was wearing a white pantsuit, he said, while Trump was wearing a suit and cuff-links, which he gave to his British flight companion.
Indeed, Gilberthorpe claimed, Leeds was “trying too hard” in her attempt to win Trump over.
“She wanted to marry him,” Gilberthorpe said of Leeds, who apparently made the confession when Trump excused himself and went to the bathroom.
There was no kissing, but the “shrill” Leeds was “very much in your face” with the real estate developer.
“What she said about Trump is wrong,” he told The Post. “I mean, no decent human being could sit by and have a woman go on television and tell the United States of America — accuse an individual of sexually molesting. It’s wrong for Trump, it’s wrong for me. But you know something else? It’s wrong for the American people,” he said.
Of course, we fully expect CNN to launch a full-on attack of this counter witness who, according to the NY Post, "made headlines in 2014, when he went public with a claim that as a 17-year-old he procured boys (some who “could have been” underage”) for sex parties with high-ranking British politicians." This should result in some interesting commentary from the mainstream media over the weekend.
Trump also doubled down on calling for a special prosecutor to look into Hillary's email scandal and also reiterated that an "investigation of the investigation" by the FBI and DOJ was also required.
So, Trump again calls for Hillary to be in jail. This is the wildest election yet. pic.twitter.com/VDme0o6uJo
— deray mckesson (@deray) October 14, 2016
Here are the many amazing Trump one-liners as headlined by Bloomberg:
And here is the full video of Trump's remarks from Greensboro (Trump's comments start around 1 hour 25 minutes):