It Looks Like the Trump/Bush Audio Was Leaked to WaPo by Someone Inside NBC
If you’ve been wondering how the leaked audio of Donald Trump saying that famous men basically have a license to “grab [women] by the p*ssy” got to the Washington Post, CNN Money has the answer.
Brian Stelter, host of CNN’s Reliable Sources, revealed that NBC and Access Hollywood were planning to run a segment on the found footage, only to be contacted by WaPo‘s David Fahrenthold today for comment on the story he was doing on it.
He released his at about 4:00 p.m., causing NBC to quickly run follow-ups.
Access Hollywood‘s executive producer Rob Silverstein told Page Six he is “the last person in the world” who would have leaked the tape and he has “no idea” who did it. It had to have been someone inside NBC, since it sat on a shelf there for 11 years and was being worked into a story for them all week, but it wasn’t Silverstein.
First, someone in Trump Tower leaked his old tax returns to the New York Times and now this happens in NBC. Where is the loyalty? (Hint: It isn’t to Trump.)
UPDATE –– 12:23 a.m. ET: Trump has apologized. Watch the video here.
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