Steven Greenstreet / Flickr Confronting Sean Hannity...
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Oh, the web in Trumpville is woven very tightly. Michael Cohen is not the only lawyer that Trump shares with Sean Hannity. Sean Hannity also employs Jay Sekulow and Victoria Toensing. Sekalow and Toensing sent a cease and desist letter to KFAQ a Tulsa radio station. The contents of the letter describe an allegation of sexual harassment by Sean Hannity. The Atlantic:

On May 25, 2017, KFAQ, a radio station based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, received a cease-and-desist letter signed by two lawyers for Hannity: Victoria Toensing and Jay Alan Sekulow. Toensing’s signature sits above her name and that of her husband Joseph E. diGenova, the members of diGenova and Toensing LLP, who are identified as “Counsel for Sean Hannity,” according to a copy of the letter obtained by The Atlantic. Sekulow is also identified in the letter page as a “Counsel for Sean Hannity.”

The letter was sent in response to accusations against Hannity made by the controversial conservative activist Debbie Schlussel. During an appearance on the Pat Campbell show on KFAQ last April, Schlussel said Hannity had been “creepy” towards her and had invited her to his hotel room.

Hannity responded at the time by calling the allegations “100 percent false and a complete fabrication,” and said that he had hired lawyers to plan a response. “This letter provides notice that Ms. Schlussel’s statements are false and defamatory,” the letter read. “Continued publication will result in further exposure to liability because of continued harm to Mr. Hannity’s impeccable reputation.”

Toensing admitted to having represented Hannity “at the time” but declined to say whether or not she still represented him and got off the phone.

Fox News has given the thumbs up to Sean Hannity and it goes without saying that the rest of the right wing media machine is on board as well. But when this story gets more publicity, this is going to be impossible for Fox to contain. Even Alan Dershowitz was giving Hannity hell last night.  “I’m on his show from time to time and I just thought I had an obligation to tell him I think it would have been appropriate for him to disclose that … when I’m on the show, I want to be on the show with someone who satisfies journalistic standards, and that would satisfy journalistic standards.”

Journalistic standards. Right. And then there are the legal standards displayed by Trump’s crack team of barristers. If yesterday was a stunning moment in U.S. District Court today is yet another, although, who wouldn’t have guessed that Sean Hannity was also a sexual predator, or one in training, at the very least, considering his symbiotic relationship with Donald Trump?

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1 COMMENT

  1. Well it’s time for the sponsors to start dropping his show. In fact I think it’s time for all sponsors to drop Fox period. Nothing but a propaganda shit hole. No professionalism, no integrity just fake BS.

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