It’s not just Donald Trump. Celebrity attorney Gloria Allred claims that she has potentially damaging documents regarding GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, and she’s working to get them exposed to the public before the election.
Though Trump has hinted at an October surprise for President Obama, which was set to be revealed today, Allred has her own expose involving Obama’s GOP opponent. A Massachusetts judge will rule Thursday on a decision to unseal a testimony given by Romney in the divorce case of Staples founder Tom Stemberg, reports WHDH.
Although Allred hasn’t personally confirmed the contents of Romney’s testimony, Slate reports that her Romney bombshell is a game-changer regarding the candidate’s stance on abortion.
Ex-wife Maureen Stemberg Sullivan appeared in court on Wednesday with Allred, saying that the didn’t object to a motion to lift an impoundment order on Romney’s testimony in the case from the early 90s. Attorneys for both Staples and Mitt Romney asked for more time to review the two booklets of testimony. Though Romney isn’t expected to object to the release of his testimony, his attorneys say that he would like time to review the transcript.
The testimony may involve a financial bombshell as well, as Romney’s Bain Capital worked with Staples closely during its founding.
Response to Allred’s “October surprise” has been predictable. Much like Trump, Allred is a known political provocateur with enemies on the right. Conservative blogger Matt Drudge sounded off on Allred’s Romney bombshell via Twitter, saying:
Here she comes. Hearing Gloria Allred out there again, about to make a move. After all, it’s her time of the campaign. Team O at the ready!!
— MATT DRUDGE (@DRUDGE) October 18, 2012
We at IQ are generally suspicious of alleged “bombshells” as they relate to either side, be they from the likes of Donald Trump or Gloria Allred. Our advice? Take these revelations with a grain of salt. Wait and see.
What do you think of Gloria Allred? Does she really have a game-changing “October surprise” for Mitt Romney?