Story? What story?

Trump’s bros are there for him.

The New York Post’s former top editor, a supporter of President Trump and an old lieutenant of Rupert Murdoch who returned to the conservative tabloid as an adviser in early 2019, ordered the removal of a story about writer Jean Carroll’s sexual assault allegations against President Trump, two people familiar with the matter told CNN Business.

The Post’s story about Carroll’s sexual assault allegations was mysteriously scrubbed from the tabloid’s website on Friday afternoon. The link to the story, which had been written by reporter Joe Tacopino, directed readers to a dead or 404 page.

A wire story by the Associated Press which had been published on the Post’s website was also removed.

the two people familiar with the matter told CNN Business that Col Allan, the former editor-in-chief of the Post who currently works as an adviser to the paper, ordered the story to be scrubbed from the website.

CNN Business was not able to reach Allan for comment despite multiple attempts.

Allan is a self-professed supporter of Trump. Accepting an award at an Australian media event in 2017, after he had exited as the Post’s top editor, Allan said it would have been “difficult” for him to work at the tabloid with Trump as president because he “like[s] the Donald a lot.”

But now he’s working for the tabloid and still liking the Donald a lot and so getting rid of stories reporting on allegations of rape.


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