National Enquirer CEO David Pecker strikes immunity deal, reports surface of safe full of Trump secrets.

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National Enquirer CEO David Pecker strikes immunity deal, reports surface of safe full of Trump secrets.

Post by The Romulan Republic » 2018-08-23 10:20pm

Man, this has been a really shitty week for Trumpolini: :D :D :D

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WASHINGTON - The National Enquirer kept safe containing documents on hush money payments and other damaging stories it killed as part of its cozy relationship with Donald Trump leading up to the 2016 presidential election, people familiar with the arrangement told The Associated Press.

The detail came as several media outlets reported on Thursday that federal prosecutors had granted immunity to National Enquirer chief David Pecker, potentially laying bare his efforts to protect his longtime friend Trump.
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Edit: Source was Washington Post, but the link won't work no matter how many time I check it. Each time I go to the page the link appears to be different, as well. I've deleted the link, and will try and provide another source (its all over the news though).
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Re: National Enquirer CEO David Pecker strikes immunity deal, reports surface of safe full of Trump secrets.

Post by The Romulan Republic » 2018-08-23 10:35pm

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Re: National Enquirer CEO David Pecker strikes immunity deal, reports surface of safe full of Trump secrets.

Post by Zaune » 2018-08-24 04:35am

Isn't the National Enquirer one of those gossip rags that were doing fake news before it was cool, but nobody cared because they didn't bother pretending not to make it all up as they went along?
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Re: National Enquirer CEO David Pecker strikes immunity deal, reports surface of safe full of Trump secrets.

Post by Broomstick » 2018-08-24 05:56am

Um... yeah. Except the Enquirer was always a mix of true and made-up and part of the fun of reading it was trying to figure out which was which.
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Re: National Enquirer CEO David Pecker strikes immunity deal, reports surface of safe full of Trump secrets.

Post by Elheru Aran » 2018-08-24 12:29pm

What matters more is that in recent years it's been explicitly partisan, publishing absurd shit about Obama and Hillary Clinton in particular. I don't *think* it stooped to the level of endorsing the "Pizzagate" conspiracy theory, but it probably wasn't far off. And of course it supports Trump to the hilt, so that was a bit of advertising for him-- "Hillary is Evil, Trump is Awesome" on every supermarket checkout line.
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Re: National Enquirer CEO David Pecker strikes immunity deal, reports surface of safe full of Trump secrets.

Post by The Romulan Republic » 2018-08-24 01:29pm

Its also reportedly bought up the rights to stories that reflect negatively on Trump in order to suppress their publications. So there's probably a lot of dirt Pecker can spill.
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Re: National Enquirer CEO David Pecker strikes immunity deal, reports surface of safe full of Trump secrets.

Post by The Romulan Republic » 2018-08-24 04:06pm

The chief financial officer of the Trump Foundation Allen Weisselberg has now also gotten an immunity deal as well:

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/24/longtim ... urces.html

Wow, the rats sure are fleeing the sinking ship.
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