'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.

HSBC says U.S. officials will dismiss criminal charges against it
Money laundering is the process of disguising the proceeds of crime so that the money can not be linked to the wrongdoing. Following the U.S. probe, HSBC admitted having poor money laundering controls and apologised.

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.

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.

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".


  • 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.
    Josh Homme Under Fire For Kicking A Female Photographer In The Face

    Josh Homme Under Fire For Kicking A Female Photographer In The Face

    For her part, Lauren said on Facebook she isn't planning to press charges, although she noted she has been encouraged to do so. Chelsea Lauren was released from Cedars-Sinai hospital on Sunday morning, check out her video below of the incident.
    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.
  • French tourists thrashed by locals in UP's Mirzapur

    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.

    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.
    Stricker, O'Hair win QBE Shootout

    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.
  • China's top newspaper slams Australian reports on interference as 'paranoid and racist'

    China's top newspaper slams Australian reports on interference as 'paranoid and racist'

    Australia has been racked by a series of high-profile reports and incidents alleging Chinese influence in the country. The new laws will also criminalise influencing politics or the government in a deceptive or covert manner.
    Olivier Ntcham reacts to Celtic's Europa League draw against Zenit

    Olivier Ntcham reacts to Celtic's Europa League draw against Zenit

    Elsewhere, Celtic play Zenit St Petersburg, Lazio take on Romanian side FCSB and Lyon face Villarreal. Following a third-place finish last season, they are now fourth in Russia's Premier League.
    Victoria's Secret model Adriana Lima alludes to quitting in Instagram post

    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.
  • 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.
    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.

    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.


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.

CP NewsAlert:Eric McCormack gets Golden Globe nomination
Eric McCormack and the animated film "The Breadwinner" are among the Canadian nominees for this year's Golden Globe Awards. The series was named in the category of best television limited series or motion picture made for television this morning.

Tollywood Comedian Vijay Sai Found Dead In His Apartment In Hyderabad
According to a report by News18, the actor's body was found hanging in his apartment, which is located near Yusufguda. Adding to it, a case has also been pending against Vijay in a local police station on the same matter.

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.

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.

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.

Uttar Pradesh Police nab two accused in Lucknow cancer survivor rape incident
She narrated the incident to her parents on Sunday after which they approached the police and two persons were arrested. The case has been registered under relevant section of IPC and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO).

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.

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.

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.