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Who Beat Up Harry Reid? The Plot Thickens


Last week we told you about eye-witnesses at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting who say Harry Reid’s brother Larry confessed he was in a fight with a family member and was afraid the Secret Service would come after him. He had bloody clothes and was not too far from Harry’s house just after the former Senate Leader said he had a mishap with some exercise equipment.

We all know how a Treadmill or Thighmaster can wreak havoc on a dumbell, but after seeing Harry Reid’s injuries, I’m not the only one that immediately thought he got beat up in a casino for counting cards or something.. – by Rodney Lee Conover (Like or Friend me HERE)

“It’s pretty obvious from the photographs that somebody beat the bejesus out of the soon-to-be former senator from Nevada – a guy with a hard left. And yet the national media has uncritically swallowed the cover story that ‘exercise equipment’ was to blame for the loss of sight in the former majority leader’s right eye. Baloney,” Michael Walsh wrote at PJ Media.

Larry ReidIf anyone shows up at a Las Vegas emergency room on New Year’s Day with a busted up face and broken ribs, and essentially says he ran into a door – there’s not a whole bunch of takers on that BS, is all I’m saying.

It makes a whole bunch more sense that a drunk and disorderly (Larry was arrested for DUI and fighting with police) brother beats up his other brother in a New Year’s Eve brawl than the cockamamie tale Harry Reid laid on us about a resistance band snapping and causing broken ribs and blindness in one eye.

The totality of Harry’s injuries – a lost right eye, broken facial bones, a broken jaw with massive black and blue and purple bruises and several broken ribs were just slightly beyond what might happen as a result of the resistance band snapping back.

And indeed, his story on just what did happen has changed at least once: At first, at a pressor on Jan. 22nd, Reid said; “I was doing exercises that I’ve been doing for many years with those large rubber bands and one of them broke and spun me around and I crashed into these cabinets and injured my eye.”

Then… in an interview conducted by Univision anchor Jorge Ramos for Fusion; Reid says the exercise band was not attached to the shower door in his bathroom, but was instead attached to “a big metal hook that came out from the wall.”

Although hospital records are private and confidential, police who investigated the incident are supposed to be open to the sunlight regarding what they found. Yeah… about that:

The senator’s office said Reid’s Capitol Police security detail was with him at the time of the injuries, and they accompanied him to a hospital in Henderson, Nevada, on New Year’s Day. Breitbart News asked Capitol Police to verify Reid’s injury claim by providing an incident report by that security detail, but the news organization reported it had been stonewalled.

After numerous phone calls and emails, Lt. Kimberly Schneider, public information officer for the Capitol Police, sent a statement on Monday to Breitbart:

“The U.S. Capitol Police does not discuss security or law enforcement sensitive information regarding the operations of the U.S. Capitol Police, or the security of Members of Congress.”

The website has since asked “both the Inspector General of the Capitol Police and the Capitol Board to provide the public with the details surrounding Reid’s New Year’s Day injuries as well as into the conduct of the Capitol Police in failing to properly report those details.”

Breitbart has asked: If the possibility of assault on a member of Congress, a federal crime, has not been ruled out, why is the FBI, which has jurisdiction over such matters, not currently investigating?

Bottom line: The Capital Police is refusing to release the internal reports it has on the timing of his treatment for injuries and they’re not saying why. Especially U.S. Capitol Police Chief Kim C. Dine, who instead has suddenly resigned from his post… Jumped ship, more like it.

Another person who is said to have intimate knowledge of what went on NYE is Drew Willison, who was serving as Senate Sergeant at Arms on January 1, the day Reid sustained serious injuries at his Henderson, Nevada home. Maybe we should ask him? Wait, what?

Yeah, Harry just hired him as his new Chief of Staff, so good luck with that one. Surely just a coincidence. Kinda like Larry Reid’s bloody clothes and his fear of the Secret Service.

Breitbart has also been investigating, and got ahold of a floor plan of a house identical to Reid’s and discovered that the layout of the shower door was such that the story Reid told of the exercise band attached to it  is not plausible:

1. The shower door in his master bathroom, as well as two of the other three sides of the shower itself, consists of a glass panel that extends from floor to ceiling and is not sturdy enough to be used as the anchor for an exercise band.

2. The distance from the shower door to the cabinets in the bathroom is at best a mere 3 feet, an insufficient width to conduct the type of resistance band exercises Reid says he was performing when one of the bands broke and he hit his head on the cabinet.

3. Even if Reid had attempted to conduct his exercises in this very narrow 3 feet passage, the force of the exercise would not have been sufficient to “spin him around” and crash him into the cabinets of the master bathroom, as he claims.

According to the Las Vegas Review Journal, Reid and his wife moved into their newly purchased “Cantata Model” home in the Anthem Country Club gated community of Henderson, Nevada, in the summer of 2014.

Wow, 3500 square feet is a lot of space for an elderly couple. Odd that with all that space Reid would be doing exercise on a cramped 3 foot area of the bathroom.

I guess the big question though is just who IS the black sheep of this family?


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