On Thursday, Miami Herald columnist Jose Lambiet published a story on his blog “Gossip Extra” claiming he obtained a handwritten letter Florida Congressman Allen West sent to his wife, Angela, while he was serving in Iraq as an Army Lieutenant Colonel in 2003. According to Mr. Lambiet, in the missive, the Tea Party favorite asked his wife whether she was “committed to being my porn star.” Politicker spoke to Michele Hickford, a spokeswoman for Mr. West’s campaign today and she angrily declined to discuss the letter.
“We’re not going to comment on this crap, it’s just a garbage story,” Ms. Hickford said.
It should be no surprise that the congressman appearing alongside Donald Trump in Florida this weekend is: Allen West.
When asked during his campaign last year what question he would ask Obama, West said, “What passport did you use to go to Pakistan in 1981? That tells me everything about him.”
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A reader notes that several of Mike‘s high-profile endorsers from this afternoon aren’t registered to vote in New York City.
That list seems to include Rod Strickland, Mo Vaughn, and Allen West, along with the gospel singer Reverend Hezekiah Walker, whose name appeared on the initial announcement of the event but not on Read More