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DC woman claims to have powerful Trump connections — and allegedly robs her neighbors with elaborate cons

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An article in the Washington Post documents the strange case of a talkative D.C. woman who goes by the name Madame Giselle.

According to neighbors, Giselle claims to mingle with some of the world’s most powerful figures. She claims to be the secret wife of Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and she even says she has an office in the White House next to Trump’s daughter, Ivanka.

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“I have [Sisi] on the speed dial,” Giselle is quoted as saying. “I called him and then handed the phone to Trump. That’s when they had their first conversation.”

But her neighbors also allege that she swindled them in bizarre scams involving t-shirt deals. For their story, the Washington Post analyzed hundreds of messages sent between Giselle and her alleged victims.

Giselle convinced neighbor Bob Underwood that the two of them could make a fortune by selling t-shirts to Venezuelan military forces.

She claimed she was married to late Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez and had high-level connections in the country.

Underwood first gave Giselle $1,870. She said she needed it to cover the cost of registration fees for their bid.

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Then she asked for $1,200, claiming she needed to pay lawyers.

Then she asked for $1,000, claiming she had sealed the deal but needed to pay another registration fee.

This pattern of asking for cash to complete the deal continued on and on. Underwood told the Washington Post that he thinks he sent more than $50,000 to Giselle — but has nothing to show for it.

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Underwood ended up filing a $1.7 million lawsuit against Giselle. But she insists he is lying.

“In his suit, everything is a lie,” Giselle told The Washington Post. “I didn’t receive anything. He paid expenses. It wasn’t for me.”

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Another neighbor claims that Giselle bilked him out of at least $19,000. Similarly, Giselle had made promises about a lucrative shirt deal.

The story gets even stranger, however. According to the Washington Post, she may also have been involved in a “spectacular alleged rip-off of the Colombian army.”


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BUSTED: Trump flack Kayleigh McEnany has voted by mail 11 times in the last 10 years

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Trump White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany this week echoed President Donald Trump's statements that allowing everyone to vote by mail would result in an unprecedented surge in "voter fraud."

However, a review conducted by the Tampa Bay Times has found that McEnany herself has voted by mail a total of 11 times in the past decade alone.

"In fact, the Tampa native has voted by mail in every Florida election she has participated in since 2010," the Tampa Bay Times has found. "Most recently, she voted by mail in the state’s March 2020 presidential primary, just as Trump did after he made Florida his new permanent home."

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Kentucky militant’s wife plays victim after militia leader fired for hanging governor in effigy

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A right-wing militant was fired for hanging Kentucky's governor in effigy during a lockdown protest -- and his wife is furious.

Terry Bush, president of the Kentucky 3 Percenters militia group, lost his job Tuesday with Neil Huffman Auto Group after he was photographed and recorded hanging Gov. Andy Beshear in effigy before demonstrators gathered outside the governor's mansion and demanded that he come outside, reported the Courier-Journal.

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Jerry Nadler shoots down Eric Trump’s attempt to paint him as a hypocrite on mail-in voting

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This Wednesday morning, President Trump's son, Eric Trump, took a dig at Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) by tweeting out an old video featuring Nadler saying that "paper ballots are extremely susceptible to fraud," in an attempt to paint Democrats as hypocrites in light of President Trump's disparagement of mail-in voting.

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"At least with the old clunky voting machines that we have in New York, deliberate fraud is way down," Nadler says in the video.

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