Donald Trump torches influential congressman for supporting Marco Rubio

Real-estate mogul Donald Trump repeatedly blasted Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-South Carolina) on Sunday after reports emerged that the influential congressman is set to endorse Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) for president.

Trump, the Republican front-runner, pointed to Gowdy's high-profile October hearing on the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, that left four Americans dead.

"His hearings were a disaster. Everybody was looking forward to something that was going to be really productive. And he didn't win with those hearings. It was a total not-good for Republicans and for the country," Trump said Sunday morning on "Fox & Friends."

Gowdy chairs the House Republican-led Select Committee on Benghazi, which grilled former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the attack for 11 hours, much of which was broadcast live on cable news. That day was widely regarded as a political win for Clinton, the Democratic front-runner, though some critics chastised that media narrative.

But Trump was clearly unhappy with how Gowdy managed that hearing.

"I mean, beyond Republicans it was very bad for the country," he said. "So I hope he does a lot better for Marco than he did for the Benghazi hearings. Because they were not good. That was not a pretty picture."

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We all had high hopes for the Trey. But I had noticed as had others that nothing was 'really ' happening with the hearings. My conclusion after a while. Trey is a front man.....a pathetic poor excuse for a prosecutor. He is weak that;s all Trey the Weakling.

We were all gravely disappointed with the Gowdy ah maybe he had the gout at the time you know? Now he will support Rubio............oh man talk about showing your colors.............

Trump will shake the whole shit box....looks like Trump will be peeling some tomatoes too ! lol

Trey Gowdy like the rest of the politicians in DC caved from the presser brought by the good old boys in DC who don't want to change the status quo in DC . The good old boys in DC are afraid of Donald Trump because they know no amount of presser can force Donald Trump to move in their direction . 

Trey sure let me down.

Biggest disappointment I've felt in years. Never thought that the boy would turn into the puppet! But I NOW KNOW there are no patriots left in oVomit's government . Mission accomplished, Transformation of our nation, COMPLETE~!!!!!!

I was trusting Gowdy to go the distance for the people.  Now I do not.

Boy, did Trump's remarks hit it!!

What everyone seems to forget is Gowdy was appointed by Boehner. The Benghazi hearings were never meant to go anywhere. It was to appease Republicans and keep them quiet a little while. It's all "political theatre". Boehner never had any intention to prosecute any of the criminals in office, as he was one of them. Gowdy is part of the Establishment, though he talks like he's fighting for us. Nothing has been done in any of the scandals since 2008. It's all theatre, while they destroy our country.

Exactly right, Julie!  I heard this morning that Marco has one foot in the establisment and the other in the conservative party.  Nothing good can come from that awkward position! And Tray Gowdy's support does neither one of them any goodl

AMEN!

Elaine,

Well glad you posted that ..that should, again, clarify Cruz's stand for those that believe he is a conservative.

Well look you know there are people who love the Hellary and will vote for her no matter what.....................

I will hold my opinion of Rep. Gowdy for now. Although I am VERY disappointed if he comes out and endorses Rubio. I have lost a lot of faith in him, if he does so. 

I would like to think, and give him the benefit of the doubt and say that he has the "goods" on Hillary and is waiting to bring them all out into the open around June or July of next year so as to ruin her chances of winning. However, that remains to be seen. 

Regardless, I cannot fathom how someone who has been, what appears to be, one of the best real conservatives in the republican party and still could endorse Rubio for president over the likes of Trump or Cruz. Let's pray that there is a LOT MORE behind this story and has yet to be told. 

WAKE UP AMERICA!!!

Trey is a man with a BIG mouth....but little to do about criminals in DC. No Guts ...No Glory!

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Pay-Back !!! Pedophile Who Assaulted Nearly 200 Kids Stabbed To Death In Prison

A convicted pedophile who abused almost 200 children was stabbed to death in North Yorkshire, England, on Sunday.

Richard Huckle, 33, from Ashford, Kent, was given 22 life sentences in 2016 after he admitted to sexually abusing 71 kids whose ages ranged from six months to 12 years between 2006 and 2014, according to the BBC.

The report said Huckle was attacked with a makeshift knife while inside his cell at the Full Sutton Prison.

At the pedophile’s trial in 2016, investigators said they found over 20,000 indecent photos and videos of his assaults, which were shared with other pedophiles via a site on the dark web called The Love Zone.

Reports said that prior to his arrest, Huckle posed as an English teacher and Christian volunteer worker in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where he groomed impoverished children.

In one of his online posts, Huckle reportedly wrote “Impoverished kids are definitely much easier to seduce than middle-class Western kids.”

Reports said he attempted to make money from his crimes by crowdfunding the release of the photos.

“Huckle also created a 60-page ‘how-to’ guide for other pedophiles seeking to evade being caught, and kept a scorecard and points system regarding the children who were abused — leading investigators to speculate he may have as many as 200 victims,” a Fox News report stated.

At his sentencing in 2016, Judge Peter Rook condemned Huckle for his heinous crimes he said had become routine for the pedophile.

Rook commented:

Your offending behavior became entrenched in your everyday life. Your life revolved around your sexual activities with young children. Your distorted beliefs in respect of children are deep-seated. Your self-delusion knows no bounds. It is also clear that, had you not been arrested, you planned to continue the same lifestyle using the expertise that you were keen to show off to and share with other abusers so as to continue your sexual exploitation of the children of such communities.

Reports said prior to his death, Huckle refused to cooperate with authorities when they tried to unlock a cache of encrypted files he had access to that may contain the names of victims and other pedophiles, according to Fox News.

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