Though both Allen West and his wife, Angela, have denied Gotnews.com’s reporting and maligned its editor as a racist, Gotnews.com is now releasing some text messages that confirm Allen West tried to suppress a story into his past groping of Michelle Fields in February 2014.
The text messages between Michelle Fields and Gotnews.com editor-in-chief Johnson date from February 14, 2014 and confirm West knew about Johnson’s story.
“Allen emailed tucker,” Fields texted. “Asking if he knows any info on the story you’re writing. Obv he’s freaked. Tucker claims Allen thinks you’re writing the story with Jamie.”
Fields is repeatedly refusing to confirm or deny the allegations she made despite earlier confirmation. Gotnews.com removed that confirmation because of Fields’s concern about her career and some frantic text messages and multiple calls from her boyfriend, Daily Caller editor Jamie Weinstein. Johnson did not answer Weinstein’s calls.
Reached for comment, Carlson confirmed that West called him in February 2014 and that they discussed a story that Johnson was writing at the time.
“He’d heard you were doing that story. I told him I had no idea what he was talking about, because I didn’t.”
The Wests are also attacking Gotnews.com and radio host Joyce Kaufman.