Flynt will pay for information that could possibly impeach Trump

Larry Flynt, publisher and founder of the pornography magazine Hustler — and occasional political activist — is offering a cool $10 million to whoever can dig up dirt that could lead to the impeachment of Donald Trump.

He laid out the offer in a full-page ad in the Washington Post Sunday edition. The ad contains no pictures — just bold, all-caps text:

“$10 MILLION FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO THE IMPEACHMENT AND REMOVAL FROM OFFICE OF DONALD J. TRUMP.”

The bottom two-thirds of the page lays out the many reasons why Trump needs to be removed from office, from “compromising domestic and foreign policy with his massive conflicts-of-interest global business empire” to “telling hundreds of bald-faced lies.”

“Did he make some financial quid pro quo with the Russians?” the ad states. “Has the business of the United States been compromised to protect the business of the Trump empire? We need to flush everything out into the open.”

The Washington Post reports that, at the end of the ad, there is a toll-free number and email address, along with a reassurance that Flynt fully intends to pay the full sum of $10 million for good information. “Impeachment would be a messy, contentious affair, but the alternative — three more years of destabilizing dysfunction — is worse,” Flynt wrote. “ . . . I feel it is my patriotic duty, and the duty of all Americans, to dump Trump before it’s too late.”

Flynt told the Post that he expected to get the information within a few days. It’s not the porn publisher’s first rodeo (as he stated in the ad) for offering monetary rewards to take down a politician. In 1998, information that he publicly sought reportedly led to the influence of Republican Congressman Bob Livingston’s resignation. He also used a full-page Post ad in 2007 to offer $1 million to anyone who had an illicit sexual encounter with a member of Congress of another government official. In 2012, he offered $1 million for Mitt Romney’s tax returns.

Could porn’s biggest free-speech advocate take down the president of the United States? Stay tuned.

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