Tom Arnold Claims ‘Smart Watergate Level Journalists’ Are On Top of Reviewing Trump Apprentice Tapes


tom-arnoldeditedEarlier this month, comedian and actor Tom Arnold told a Seattle radio show that he was in possession of Apprentice outtakes showing President-elect Donald Trump using racial slurs and making other offensive remarks. It had been reported prior to the election that embarrassing footage of Trump from the program existed and there had been a push by some to convince editors and producers to release the tapes, with offers to cover the legal penalties that would be involved.

After making this bombshell announcement, Arnold said that the Trump team contacted him threatening a lawsuit over the allegations he made regarding the tape. (However, it isn’t clear if Trump’s camp actually made any call to Arnold.) The True Lies star noted that it was “on” and hinted Trump would be in trouble during discovery when the Apprentice vaults would be open.

Yesterday, Arnold expanded on where the tapes are and what needs to occur to get them publicly released. Taking to Twitter, Arnold answered fellow actor Michael Rappaport’s question about the footage in a thread that explained the steps he needs to take and that the outtakes “will be reviewed soon” by journalists.

A month before the election, Trump’s chances of victory seemed to take a huge hit after footage of him saying “grab ’em by the pussy” on a hot mic during a 2005 appearance on Access Hollywood was released to the public.

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