'Let's Try Round Two': Trump Accusers Share Stories, Call for Congressional Probe

11 December, 2017, 17:52 | Author: Wade Massey
  • 'Let's Try Round Two': Trump Accusers Share Stories, Call for Congressional Probe

Three women who have accused President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for "serious case of amnesia" after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don't want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had improper dealings with Russia MORE of sexual misconduct shared their stories in detail on Monday, with one accuser saying they chose to "try again" given the recent wave of women and men who have shared stories of sexual harassment in recent months.

She, too, came forward to tell her story during the 2016 campaign, but said that she was distraught when he was sworn into office.

Holvey, who competed in the Trump led beauty pageant said that Trump "personally inspected each woman" prior to the pageant.

"Just looking me over like I was a piece of meat", Ms. Holvey said of the exchange.

Summer Zervos, a former contestant on NBC's "The Apprentice", claimed a year ago that Trump "very aggressively" kissed her, groped her breasts, and began "thrusting" his genitals at her in a 2007 meeting at The Beverly Hills Hotel.

He gave her a double cheek kiss, but then kept kissing her. But when she moved to NY things changed. We will update this post later with more from Crooks, Holvey, and Leeds.

Another accuser, Samantha Holvey, said Mr. Trump came backstage during the Miss USA contest in 2006.

Google Maps is about to solve an age-old public transport problem
Google Maps will give detailed transit details with the process generally involving keeping track of progress along the route. Google Maps recently introduced the "Two-wheeler mode" under which bikers get the fastest route to reach their destination.

USA congratulates Iraq on end of war against Islamic State
In a separate tweet later, Mr Abadi said: "Our heroic armed forces have now secured the entire length of the Iraq-Syria border". He is believed to be hiding in the stretch of desert in the border area.

Saudi Arabia lifts cinema ban after 35 years
According to a statement provided by Ministry of Culture and Information, the first of the cinemas will be opened by March 2018. The ultra-conservative country shut down its cinemas in the 1980s, after many clerics branded Western and other movies sinful.

The news conference comes one day after US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said anyone claiming they're victims of sexual misconduct should be heard. "I didn't know what just happened but I felt terrible", Crooks said. "You feel like you have to say yes to [these] guys".

Trump has denied all of the claims made by the women and now alleges that the "Access Hollywood" tape is fake.

The White House has dismissed the women's claims, and did so again on Monday.

"I know that he was elected", Haley said on CBS' "Face the Nation". I was very young and naive and I just felt so gross and that wasn't what I signed up for.

"These false claims, totally disputed in most cases by eyewitness accounts, were addressed at length during last year's campaign, and the American people voiced their judgment by delivering a decisive victory", a White House spokesperson told "Today".

It went on to say that the "timing and absurdity" of the accusers" along with their "publicly tour' only serve to confirm the president's version of events. She recounted her story of working as a receptionist for a company that had offices in Trump Tower. "I would love for that to be made public".

She said that in 2005, having often spotted Trump using a nearby elevator bank, she chose to introduce herself. "The things that happened to us spanned decades, states - all over - how could we have possibly colluded to come up with these tales that all sound eerily similar".


  • Investec profits could fall 3pc after scandal at Poundland owner Steinhoff

    Investec profits could fall 3pc after scandal at Poundland owner Steinhoff

    Steinhoff has said that was a tax case relating to whether revenues were booked correctly, and taxable profit correctly declared. Shares in the company were 43 percent down at 5.61 rand and almost 40 percent lower in Germany.

    South Dakota Investment Council Cuts Holdings in United Technologies Corporation (UTX)

    American Intl Group Inc Incorporated Inc invested 0.12% of its portfolio in United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX). The stock of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) earned "Neutral" rating by Citigroup on Monday, October 10.
    Huge  black hole discovered after several years of Big Bang

    Huge black hole discovered after several years of Big Bang

    Quasars are incredibly bright objects deep in the cosmos, powered by black holes devouring everything around them. Only one other quasar has been found in this ultra-distant category, despite extensive scanning.
  • Samsung Galaxy S9 might come with improved Iris Scanner

    Samsung Galaxy S9 might come with improved Iris Scanner

    The manual also mentions a dual selfie camera, which would make this the first Samsung smartphone with a dual front-facing camera. The same 6.0-inch Super AMOLED display with improved colour accuracy and HDR capability is expected on the Samsung Galaxy S9.
    A Possible Explosion At Port Authority Has Shut Down The Scene

    A Possible Explosion At Port Authority Has Shut Down The Scene

    ABC News quotes police sources as saying that a possible pipe bomb was detonated in a passageway below ground at the terminal. A LOUD blast has been heard inside a NY bus terminal with reports of a stampede as people rushed from the area.
    Former Pakistan opener banned for failing to cooperate with spot-fixing investigation

    Former Pakistan opener banned for failing to cooperate with spot-fixing investigation

    The tribunal has banned Jamshed over not informing the board regarding the spot-fixing which was taking place in the tournament. Jamshed was arrested and released on bail by British police in February and provisionally suspended from all forms of the game.
  • Palestine not to withdraw from peace process: Maliki

    Palestine not to withdraw from peace process: Maliki

    The Turkish presidential source said Erdogan and Macron agreed during a phone call that Trump's move was worrying for the region. Demonstrations in the West Bank city of Ramallah and in Heron led to clashes with Israeli troops.
    Another round of snow Monday

    Another round of snow Monday

    Similar to the last set up we had roll in earlier this weekend, snow showers will ramp up with light accumulations possible. An area of low pressure racing towards southern MI will bring snow showers from mid-morning into this evening.
    Bitcoin futures start trading, get overwhelming demands

    Bitcoin futures start trading, get overwhelming demands

    Hussein Sayed, chief market strategist at online broker FXTM, said the futures launch marked a "new phase" for the cryptocurrency. The current price for Bitcoin futures is $18,630 for January 17 expiration date and $19,140 for February 14 expiration date.
  • Putin to meet with Sisi in Cairo

    Putin to meet with Sisi in Cairo

    The United States remains Egypt's main global backer, providing an estimated $1.3 billion in military and economic aid each year. That prompted Washington to cool relations with Egypt, and the United States government suspended some military aid.

    Brokerages Expect Kite Realty Group Trust (KRG) to Post $0.50 EPS

    The Southern Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. The California State Teachers Retirement System holds 147,249 shares with $3.65 million value, down from 162,613 last quarter.
    Police take children Christmas shopping

    Police take children Christmas shopping

    Michael Thomas of the Carroll County Sheriff's Office said this a great way for the community to interact with law enforcement. Bryan McLimore said. "A lot of times when they see us, somebody in the family's going to jail or having issues at the house".


Verizon And NFL Reach New Five-Year Streaming Rights Deal
Verizon was willing to give up exclusive mobile rights in return for National Football League content for its other platforms. Now fans can stream games on the Verizon media properties on any device, whether their mobile carrier is Verizon or not.

Victoria's Secret model Adriana Lima alludes to quitting in Instagram post
Adriana Lima has inferred that she may be leaving Victoria's Secret in a cryptic Instagram post . I tried to start a girl-band when I was 12.

Handwara Terrorist assault: 5 militants gunned down
He said the search operation turned into an encounter as the hiding militants fired upon the forces conducting the searches. Bodies of three terrorists killed in the operation and three weapons recovered.

CBSE Class 10, 12 board exams marking scheme released, check cbse
As per the announcement, the CBSE is going to conduct the practical examinations for both the classes from 16 January 2018. According to a report by NDTV , the date sheet has been given to respective schools for the practical exams .

French tourists thrashed by locals in UP's Mirzapur
A few months ago, the DGP had suggested CCTV cameras at tourist spots to check such incidents but no headway has been made so far. Police rounded up about 50 touts and arrested a couple of them involved in the attack after public outrage over the incident.

Jessica Mauboy Announced As Australia's 2018 Eurovision Contender
It was announced last week that Australian's broadcaster, SBS , would be announcing the 2018 representative today and here it is. It brings together over 40 diverse countries and cultures under one roof to unite us all in music, ' Mauboy said.

Afghanistan to play first-ever Test in India: BCCI
Now we are in a position where we have to pay Rs 850 crore fine after losing the arbitration to Kochi Tuskers. This was among several decisions taken by the BCCI Special General Meeting.

Cristiano Ronaldo's girlfriend Georgina says their baby daughter has 'brought us closer'
In an interview with France football , the Los Blancos star said "No other player has won as many individual trophies as me". In a Tweet from his personal account , Pele said: "Congratulations to Cristiano on winning this year's Ballon d'Or".

Stricker, O'Hair win QBE Shootout
After four birdies on their first seven holes, they parred seven straight holes from No. 8 to 14 before their next birdie came at the par-4 15th.

Pakistani women protest USA move on Jerusalem
She said the USA continued to be "committed to achieving a lasting peace agreement", and accused the United Nations of bias. Netanyahu was an outspoken critic of efforts by former French president Hollande to push a Middle East peace process.