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‘Brad Parscale Hits Her’: Disturbing Details Emerge From Police Report of Ex-Trump Campaign Manager

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A police report is revealing disturbing details from Sunday’s incident at the home of former Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale. Parscale was involuntarily hospitalized under a Florida law allowing police to detain anyone deemed a threat to themselves or others.

“While speaking with Candace Parscale I noticed several large sized contusions on both of her arms, her cheek and forehead,” officer Steven Smith wrote in the police report, according to the Miami Herald. “When I asked how she received the bruising, Candace Parscale stated Brad Parscale hits her.”

The Herald adds that Parscale had “racked and loaded a handgun during an argument” with his wife.

“Parscale’s wife,” whose name is actually “Candice,” “told them her husband had not hit her Sunday, but had smacked her phone out of her hand when she tried to call his father. She said she heard a gunshot from inside the house after ‘fleeing,’ but later said it might have been a car backfiring.”

Candice Parscale had called 911, telling police he “had guns and was threatening to harm himself, Fort Lauderdale police said Sunday night,” the Sun-Sentinel reported.

Police confiscated 10 guns from Parscale’s home, including rifles. Brad Parscale is listed as “Bradley” in the police report.

“Candace immediately fled [the] residence and stated she heard a loud bang shortly after,” the incident report continued, according to Local10.com, an ABC affiliate. “Candace stated that they realized that Bradley did not shoot himself when they heard Bradley ranting and pacing around the residence and the dog barking franticly. However, they were concerned that Bradley might still try to shoot himself, due to him being in possession of several firearms and refusing to vacate the residence.”

“[Parscale’s] speech was slurred as though he was under the influence of an alcoholic beverage and he seemed to be crying,” police officer Timothy Skaggs wrote in his report. “Due to his refusal [to] exit the residence on his own free will and his emotional state, crisis negotiators were requested.”

“Brad was drinking a beer and was clearly intoxicated,” officer Christopher Wilson, who is also a friend of Parscale wrote in the report.

NBC News’ Tom Winter adds Candice Parscale told police Brad has been “depressed and suicidal recently.”

 

 

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Trump Family Ally and Giuliani Speechwriter Taken Into Federal Custody in New York

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The New York Times reported Friday that an ally to the Trump family has been arrested on charges of cyberstalking.

Ken Kurson, a close friend of President Donald J. Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, was taken into federal custody in Brooklyn, New York, after investigators uncovered threatening and stalking messages relating to his divorce. Kurson is a longtime associate of Rudolph W. Giuliani, former New York mayor and Trump’s personal lawyer.

Kurson formerly worked under Kushner as editor-in-chief of The New York Observer when the president’s son-in-law owned the publication. Kurson now owns a media company and works in the cryptocurrency industry. He also helped write a speech for the president’s 2016 campaign.

Image of Ken Kurson and Rudy Giuliani by Ken Kurson via Flickr and a CC license

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‘That Family Is Basically a Racketeering Enterprise’: Ex-Obama Adviser Blasts Scandals From Trump’s Adult Children

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In an MSNBC discussion, the panel claimed that they haven’t heard enough from former Vice President Joe Biden about his son Hunter and what he plans to do to ensure there’s no impropriety.

Biden has said that in his administration none of his family members will be hired staffers, a significant division from the Trump administration where President Donald Trump’s whole family is involved in not only the campaign but lead the White House.

“I’m curious about this, Michael, do you sense one of the reasons that it feels like Donald Trump is yelling louder, like Hunter Biden even louder or ‘I hate the media,’ even more, is that he realizes it’s not working so he thinks if he just does it even more, maybe it will work?”

Former John Boehner adviser, Michael Steel, explained that for Trump when all he has is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.

“This is the one thing he does. I think the reason the Hunter Biden thing keeps coming up the former vice president is he has not done a good job being transparent about his surviving son’s failings, being transparent about what he’ll do or have a plan and a pledge going forward to guarantee that his family does not profit if he becomes president of the United States,” said Steel.

Biden has said that his family will not have a White House office, but Trump has not made that pledge and continues to use the White House and international relationships to profit. Even possible first lady Dr. Jill Biden has said she intends to keep her teaching position if her husband is elected.

“I think when you are dealing with the Trump family on one side, that is something that even Joe Biden’s voters want to hear Joe Biden say, I think, on that front, that is something I’ll be curious about to watch for tonight,” said Todd.

Former campaign manager to President Barack Obama, David Plouffe, said that it’s hard to know which Trump will show up to the debate Thursday night. I could be a continuation of Trump’s non-stop spewing of Hunter Biden conspiracy theories and demands to “lock him up.”

“Well, I think you have to stay on offense, Chuck,’ said Plouffe. “He’s got to lead so you don’t want to be risky, but you don’t want to play it safe. We hear from the 60 Minutes interview that President Trump said he’ll get rid of the Affordable Care Act. So I’d start there. Coronavirus cases are on the rise, and Trump seems disinterested in that. He wants to wish it away. I’d pound the heck out of that. And I would pick up some of the themes that President Obama talked about yesterday. The corruption and the grifting, you know, building an economy. Trump will do it for billionaires, and Joe Biden will do it for bricklayers. Stay on offense.”

He told Biden to go into the debates and “ignore Trump” and present his plans while asking why Americans don’t know what Trump’s plans are.

Steel said that what swing states want to hear is Trump be presidential and talk seriously about his economic plan for the next four years.

“But what I think we’re going to see is Yosemite Sam,” Steel said of the cartoon character known for screaming at the top of his lungs and shooting off his guns.

This is how Trump wants to go down, Plouffe said, “with guns blazing, they’re just all pointed at himself.”

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READ: Graphic Handwritten Letter From Maryland Man Who Threatened to Kidnap and ‘Execute’ Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

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James Dale Reed is under arrest after leaving a handwritten and graphic note at a Fredrick, Maryland home that threatens to kidnap and kill Democratic presidential and vice presidential nominees Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. The house has Biden/Harris signs on its lawn.

The suspect’s image was caught by a video doorbell camera.

“This is a warning to anyone reading this letter if you are a Biden/Harris supporter you will be targeted,” the letter states, according to WUSA9 News.

The threats in the letter (image below) are graphic.

(Trigger warning:)

“When We capture Grandpa Biden We will all severely beat him to the point of death as for Mrs. Harris she will be bent over and Anally raped by my rifle barrel,” it reads.

It also threatens Biden and Harris “both will be executed on National Television [sic].”

“We have a list of homes and addresses by your election signs,” the letter claims.

“We are the ones with the scary guns, we are the ones your children have nightmares about.”

“We will not let Biden/Harris turn are [sic] country into a Communist wasteland,” it also says.

“If Biden/Harris Want A War [sic] then they will get one, of course that means Black lives matter and Antifa.”

Brad Bell, Maryland Bureau Chief for ABC 7 News, posted a photo of Reed and an image of the letter:

 

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