GotNews.com looked into the sex scandal allegations surrounding Senator Ted Cruz and finds them utterly lacking. They come from supporters of Marco Rubio, not Donald Trump.
We sent people everywhere to hunt this one down. Frankly we don’t think Cruz has it in him.
At least one Cruz mega donor is looking at helping two of the accused women file a libel suit against the National Enquirer.
In the wake of a massive $140M settlement against the Manhattan-based terrorist organization known as Gawker, the lawyers are circulating.
The story was very cleverly written, though, to avoid liability. The National Enquirer people know what they are doing when they write about how Cruz’s dealing with a smear. This is what they write, “Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is the target of a ‘dirty tricks’ campaign!” They blocked out the eyes and pixelated the women to avoid naming them.
We spoke to long time associate Katrina Pierson, who is currently the Trump’s campaign spokesman, and she denied the charges to us repeatedly and emphatically.
Of course the National Enquirer story is 100% FALSE!!! I only speak to myself, however.
— Katrina Pierson (@KatrinaPierson) March 25, 2016
Former Cruz staffer Amanda Carpenter has also denied it on live TV.
Trump surrogate accuses Amanda Carpenter — to her face — of affair with Cruz https://t.co/cOjBm3dws2
— Justin Miller (@justinjm1) March 25, 2016
(We don’t know about Sarah Isgur Flores, a former Carly staffer, and Cruz’s relationship but it strains credulity.)
The rumors started from the Rubio camp after reporters and investigators started looking into the Rubio mistress allegations.
One of the tactics of the Rubio campaign when Cruz tried to land oppo hits on Rubio was to say that Cruz did it too! (Hence the deliberate, Alinskyite tactic of confusing Cruz’s position on immigration.)
Chuck Johnson of Got News says, "The Ted #CruzSexScandal is 110% bullshit. It comes from Rubio people, not Trump people."
— Mike Cernovich ?? (@Cernovich) March 25, 2016
When we looked into Rubio’s sexual impropriety several Republican establishment consultants started pushing a narrative that Cruz had cheated too!
The rumors, as best as we can tell, come from discredited GOP establishment consultant Rick Wilson who teased it on Twitter feed.
Do I have to do everything myself?
— Rick Wilson (@TheRickWilson) March 11, 2016
It’s interesting, isn’t it, how the affair story hits every single one of the GOP establishment’s opponents: Fiorina (who endorsed Cruz) staffer (check), Trump staffer (check), and Cruz staffer (check).
We love a good sex scandal. Short of an assassination there simply just isn’t anything that can take a politician down as quickly. Ask Kevin McCarthy and how we brought him down as potential speaker of the house.
Donors in Cruz’s orbit find the story laughable to the point of ridiculous. None have ever described Cruz as being all that interested in women other than his wife. It’s a love match between Cruz and Heidi Nelson Cruz. They really are inseparable.
In my limited dealings with the Senator I’ve noticed an attractive woman or two walk by or near us. I did not see Cruz’s gaze change one bit. Cruz likes scotch and good conversation. He’s a nerd, folks. As best as we can tell he’s only had three girlfriends his entire life. Despite being a Cruz supporter I’m pretty much certain that Trump will win the nomination at this stage. If I had the evidence of a Cruz affair I would take him down in a heart beat for the good of the realm. I alerted the Cruz people that this story was circulating in the Rubio ecosystem about a month ago.
Now about the politics and the genius of this attack is that it helps the establishment hit both Trump and Cruz ahead of a showdown with Hillary.
GOP establishment consultant Liz Mair opened up the conversation by attacking Trump’s wife, Melania ahead of a Utah caucus by circulating photos of Melania naked. (They weren’t hard to look at, guys.)
Mair and Wilson are friends. Cernovich rightly noted this deleted tweet.
— Mike Cernovich ?? (@Cernovich) March 25, 2016
Trump deliberately confused the anti-Trump PAC with a Cruz operation to attack Cruz’s Goldman Sachs connected wife, Heidi Nelson Cruz. The truth is that Heidi wasn’t a major player at Goldman after she refused to pressure her husband to stop the government shutdown.
But given that Heidi has more or less run as the second half of a power couple it enables the Trump’s people and supporters to go after Heidi too.
I sent around all the mentions of Heidi to my off the record researcher community of Heidi in the Stratfor hack. (That conversation has now apparently leaked.) It shows pretty clearly that Heidi Cruz isn’t the globalist that some would have her believe. This isn’t the stuff of conspiracy theories. Though I initially thought there was something there it’s pretty tame stuff upon review.
Cruz is clearly getting rattled by the attack on his wife as well he should. Cruz is denying it but blaming it on Trump.
It’s a clever Trump style attack because now when people discuss Trump’s long established history of sleaze and sex it won’t really work because the narrative has been played out. Who knows how the politics will go on this.
There are some interesting connections between the Trump people and the National Enquirer, though.
Omarosa Manigault, a celebrity from the Apprentice, once had an office in the Enquirer’s Los Angeles offices. She’s now a spokesperson for the Trump campaign and denies any involvement in the story. She’s now an editor for Reality TV magazine, a publication owned by the Enquirer’s parent company.
The owner of the parent company of the National Enquirer is friendly with Trump but Trump’s people are denying involvement.
Bottom line: A smear that originated in the Rubio ecosystem is now affecting the 2016 election as the war of words between Trump and Cruz escalates. I really want this election to be over so we can focus on Hillary Clinton. #TeamNoOne
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