Looks like Donald Trump is not the only one going to war against the MSM. As we know, prior to the presidential debate last weekend, a tape of Donald Trump and Billy Bush, host of “Accesss Hollywood” was released. Trump was caught making lewd remarks, for which he has since apologized for.
The real story is that NBC had this tape and knew about this for months. It seems Billy Bush was making comments about it back in the summer at the RIO Olympics. Why didn’t NBC release it back then? Why wait until the 2nd presidential debate? Did Hurricane Matthew interfere with their release of the tape?
NBC execs had a plan to time the release of the Donald Trump audio to have maximum impact on both the 2nd presidential debate and the general election … sources connected with the network tell TMZ.
Multiple sources connected with NBC tell us … top network execs knew about the video long before they publicly said they did, but wanted to hold it because it was too early in the election. The sources say many NBC execs have open disdain for Trump and their plan was to roll out the tape 48 hours before the debate so it would dominate the news cycle leading up to the face-off.
We’re told the plan was to edit the tape to keep the focus on Trump and not Billy. “Access Hollywood” we’re told was not going to air the portion where Trump and Billy got off the bus and Billy goaded Trump and the soap star to hug. Our sources say the tape was going to be “sanitized” to protect Billy as much as possible.
Case in point … after The Washington Post ran the story, ‘Access’ aired their footage and cut out the parts where Billy looked worse — saying things like, “Jeez! Your girl’s hot as s*** in the purple!”
We’ve told you the plan got derailed by Hurricane Matthew. Execs decided the wall-to-wall coverage of the storm would mess up the plan to dominate the news with the Trump tape, so they were going to hold it until Monday. It didn’t sit well with some staffers who wanted it out pre-debate, so it was leaked to the Washington Post.
Because NBC’s story got leaked to the Washington Post, NBC was a little ticked. They had hoped to release the story themselves. With the leak of the story, the Washington Post beat NBC to the punchline. Now it looks like NBC has turned their frustration to their new fall guy, Billy Bush. NBC is probably worried that Bush may have a few more things to “air out” including the story about why NBC waited to release this story just right before the 2nd debate for it’s maximum effect on voters. Makes you wonder what else Clinton’s networks and the MSM are holding out on doesn’t it?
We all know that the MSM is in Clinton’s corner, but let’s face it…NOTHING will compare to ALL the destruction that Hillary has caused or the lies that Clinton has told in all of her 30 years while in office. Clinton is going to risk everything to win and use all her powers at hand to try and win this election, and that includes using the MSM to it’s maximum potential to hurt Donald Trump.
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