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Author:  Michael J. Gaynor
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Date:  March 28, 2016
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Will Heidi Cruz Produce the Unredacted Police Report?

Perhaps an unredacted police report would make Ted's explanation seem more credible than speculation that the sad incident was a reaction to discovering that her husband was having an affair.

I would have appreciated much more a Republican presidential nomination race focused more on policies and less on the looks of spouses of the potential nominees, but the race is what it is, because Donald Trump shocked the world by becoming the leading candidate for the Republican nomination.

Ted Cruz is second, the only other candidate with a theoretical shot at a majority of delegates to the Republican National convention, and determined to follow President Obama's example and become the second rookie United States Senator to be elected President.

Cruz seems to be too determined for both his own good and the country of which he is naturalized citizen, the United States of America.

The signal that the nomination race was headed toward the gutter came when I watched a Cruz spokesperson appear on "Cavuto" on March 8.

Team Cruz desperately needed something to stop Trump's march to the Republican presidential nomination.

What would he try?

A naked photo of Melania Trump in a superpac ad to show that Trump lacks presidential character.

No kidding!

The genesis of Nudemelaniagate has been largely overlooked or forgotten, but the Washington Examiner reported the female Cruz supporter's incredible Cavuto appearance this way:

"A Ted Cruz supporter said during an interview on Fox Business Network that it's 'critically important' that Republican voters consider that Donald Trump's wife Melania is foreign-born and has 'posed nude' in a magazine.

"On Tuesday, Cruz supporter Andrea McWilliams, a Texas-based lobbyist, told Fox anchor Neil Cavuto that in light of former first lady Nancy Reagan's death this week, 'we should be looking at the first lady candidates, instead of just talking about the men.'

"'If Donald Trump is elected, Mrs. Trump will be the first first lady that has ever posed nude; the first first lady that's the third wife [of the president]; and the first foreign-born first lady in this century.' She said, 'by contrast," Cruz's wife Heidi would be 'the first pro-life first lady."

The article noted that Melania Trump had posed nude for an issue of a British edition of GQ magazine before becoming Mrs. Trump.

Apparently Team Cruz had a copy of the issue and felt that a foreign-born wife might not be enough to sink the Trump campaign.

The Cruz supporter said that she thought that "posing nude speaks to character."

So who was really surprised when the photo to which she referred showed up in that superpac ad as Utah was about to vote?

And who expected Trump not to chide Cruz for it?

When President Obama drew a red line in Syria and it was crossed, President Obama demonstrated that he was weak and his word was unreliable.

If Trump replaces him, at least the world will know that he will counterpunch.

That would be a good thing.

Let's not forget that Team Cruz brought up the Melania Trump being naked in a magazine a couple of weeks before that superpac used the photo referred to in a political ad attacking Trump.

After that ad from "Make America Awesome" (should be "Make America Awful) appeared, Trump tweeted: "Lyin’ Ted Cruz just used a picture of Melania from a G.Q. shoot in his ad. Be careful, Lyin’ Ted, or I will spill the beans on your wife!"

It was a measured response.

When Cruz grumbled about that tweet and posed as a protective husband, Tweet deftly responded by tweeting juxtaposed head shot photos of Cruz's wife and his own wife, with Heidi looking mean and Melania looking serene.

Trump stated in his tweet that there was no need to "spill the beans," because the juxtaposed photos spoke a thousand words.

Trump was right about that--Heidi looked scary--but...what "beans" on Heidi did Trump have in mind?

I doubt it was the subsequent National Inquirer article reporting that private detectives are looking for proof that Ted Cruz has up to five mistresses.

First, that would be on Ted, not on Heidi.

Second, one of the five females allegedly suspected of being a Cruz mistress is currently a Trump spokesperson and she denies the allegation.

If Trump had arranged for such an article, I doubt that he would have had one of his spokespersons listed as a possible Cruz mistress.

If she had been Cruz's mistress, she was in a position to torpedo the Cruz campaign by acknowledging and proving an illicit relationship with him, thereby exposing Cruz as a hypocrite and effectively ending the Republican race and beginning unification behind Trump, lest Hillary Clinton start picking Supreme Court Justices and other federal judges instead.

So what are those "beans"?

It isn't a naked photo of Heidi.

Perhap Buzzfeed knows.

Buzzfeed recently reported that that Heidi cruzwas picked up by Austin police on the night of August 22, 2005. It referenced a "heavily-redacted police report say[ing] Mrs. Cruz was found sitting on the side of the road, with her head in her hands" and "officers reporting to the scene felt she was a 'danger to herself' (even though no signs of intoxication were detected) and escorted her home."

Cruz reportedly explained that his wife had experienced a "bout of depression" while making a transition at her high-pressure job at Goldman Sachs.

Perhaps so!

Perhaps not.

Perhaps an unredacted police report would make Ted's explanation seem more credible than speculation that the sad incident was a reaction to discovering that her husband was having an affair.

Perhaps not.

Michael J. Gaynor

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Biography - Michael J. Gaynor

Michael J. Gaynor has been practicing law in New York since 1973. A former partner at Fulton, Duncombe & Rowe and Gaynor & Bass, he is a solo practitioner admitted to practice in New York state and federal courts and an Association of the Bar of the City of New York member.

Gaynor graduated magna cum laude, with Honors in Social Science, from Hofstra University's New College, and received his J.D. degree from St. John's Law School, where he won the American Jurisprudence Award in Evidence and served as an editor of the Law Review and the St. Thomas More Institute for Legal Research. He wrote on the Pentagon Papers case for the Review and obscenity law for The Catholic Lawyer and edited the Law Review's commentary on significant developments in New York law.

The day after graduating, Gaynor joined the Fulton firm, where he focused on litigation and corporate law. In 1997 Gaynor and Emily Bass formed Gaynor & Bass and then conducted a general legal practice, emphasizing litigation, and represented corporations, individuals and a New York City labor union. Notably, Gaynor & Bass prevailed in the Second Circuit in a seminal copyright infringement case, Tasini v. New York Times, against newspaper and magazine publishers and Lexis-Nexis. The U.S. Supreme Court affirmed, 7 to 2, holding that the copyrights of freelance writers had been infringed when their work was put online without permission or compensation.

Gaynor currently contributes regularly to www.MichNews.com, www.RenewAmerica.com, www.WebCommentary.com, www.PostChronicle.com and www.therealitycheck.org and has contributed to many other websites. He has written extensively on political and religious issues, notably the Terry Schiavo case, the Duke "no rape" case, ACORN and canon law, and appeared as a guest on television and radio. He was acknowledged in Until Proven Innocent, by Stuart Taylor and KC Johnson, and Culture of Corruption, by Michelle Malkin. He appeared on "Your World With Cavuto" to promote an eBay boycott that he initiated and "The World Over With Raymond Arroyo" (EWTN) to discuss the legal implications of the Schiavo case. On October 22, 2008, Gaynor was the first to report that The New York Times had killed an Obama/ACORN expose on which a Times reporter had been working with ACORN whistleblower Anita MonCrief.

Gaynor's email address is gaynormike@aol.com.


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