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Larry Flynt Offers $10 Million for 'Smoking Gun' That Would Impeach Trump

The 'Hustler' magazine founder ran a full-page ad in Sunday's 'Washington Post' asking for dirt that could kick Trump out of office.
Drew Schwartz
Brooklyn, US
October 16, 2017, 2:30pm
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Larry Flynt, the founder of Hustler and First Amendment crusader, is offering a whopping $10 million reward to anyone who can dredge up dirt on President Trump so damning it could get him impeached, FOX Business reports.

On Sunday, the Washington Post ran a full-page ad in which Flynt argues that Trump's presidency is "illegitimate" and asks for "the smoking gun" that could get him impeached.

"Impeachment would be a messy, contentious affair, but the alternative—three more years of destabilizing dysfunction—is worse," Flynt writes. "Buried in Trump's tax returns or in other records from his far-flung investments there may be a smoking gun."

Flynt outlined a six-point list of what he sees as Trump's biggest gaffes, spanning from his firing of James Comey, to his response to Charlottesville, to his withdrawal from the Paris climate accord, and beyond.


At the bottom of the diatribe, Flynt lists a toll-free number and an email address through which any potential snitches can get in touch with the Hustler founder. According to the Post, the phone line will be staffed from 8:30 AM to 6 PM Monday through Friday, for the next two weeks.

According to the Hill, this is the second time that Flynt has offered a reward for dirt on Trump. During the 2016 election, Hustler offered $1 million to anyone who could turn over video or audio of Trump "engaging in illegal activity or acting in a sexually demeaning or derogatory manner." Shortly after that, the Washington Post published audio tape from Access Hollywood of Trump saying he could grab women "by the pussy," the AP reports.

"I do not expect any of Trump's billionaire cronies to rat him out, but I am confident that there are many people in the know for whom $10 million is a lot of money," Flynt writes. "Make no mistake, I fully intend to pay the entire sum. Sure, I could use that $10 million to buy luxuries or further my business, but what good would that do me in a world devastated by the most powerful moron in history?"

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