On October 7, , during the United States presidential election , The Washington Post published a video and accompanying article about then-presidential candidate Donald Trump and television host Billy Bush having "an extremely lewd conversation about women" in In the video, Trump described his attempt to seduce a married woman and indicated he might start kissing a woman that he and Bush were about to meet. He added, "I don't even wait. And when you're a star, they let you do it. You can do anything. News of the recording broke two days before the second presidential debate between Trump, the Republican nominee, and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Trump gave a statement in which he apologized for the video's content, but attempted to deflect attention by saying that Bill Clinton had "said far worse to me on the golf course". Statements from Republican officials were varied. Some, including Trump's vice-presidential running mate Mike Pence , Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , and Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus , indicated their disapproval of Trump's words but did not renounce their support or call for his resignation from the ticket. Other Republicans, most prominently former presidential nominee John McCain , stated that they would no longer support Trump's presidential campaign, and some called for his withdrawal from the ticket.
Billy Bush has pushed back against reports that Donald Trump believes the Access Hollywood tape was a hoax. The tape, which was published by the Washington Post on 7 October sent shockwaves through American politics. Although a number of major Republican figures withdrew their support for Trump after the tape was published, he managed to overcome the revelations and win the presidency despite losing the popular vote. The New York Times op-ed marks a rare return to the spotlight for Bush, who was fired from his position as a co-host at the Today Show after the tape was released in October He has since left the public eye and has taken up pursuits such as yoga and meditation. Bush is also scheduled to be interviewed by late-night talk show host Stephen Colbert on Monday. His intervention comes at a moment where there has been increased focus on allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct. A number of prominent men in politics, media and the arts have faced significant allegations including producer Harvey Weinstein , actor Kevin Spacey and television host Matt Lauer. The White House stood by its position that all of the women who have accused Trump of misconduct were lying. Trump also backed the candidacy of Roy Moore for Senate in Alabama, who is facing several credible allegations of sexual assault against teenage girls from the s.
Pussy Willow Is a Pussy Willow a tree, a shrub or a bush? What did you guess? Early in the life of a Pussy Willow Tree did you catch the clue , it looks just like a bush or a shrub. Keep it trimmed back, and allow it to grow four to six, or even eight feet tall, and it will continue to look like a bush or a shrub. But as you guessed, the Pussy Willow is a tree. It can grow twenty to thirty feet high, or more. Like other willows, it is soft-wooded. Pussy Willow trees are popular for it's soft, grayish, fur-like buds on long, straight stems. The buds begin to open very early in the spring. They make great indoor arrangements, and are long lasting.
Pussy Willow Is a Pussy Willow a tree, a shrub or a bush? What did you guess? Early in the life of a Pussy Willow Tree did you catch the clue , it looks just like a bush or a shrub. Keep it trimmed back, and allow it to grow four to six, or even eight feet tall, and it will continue to look like a bush or a shrub.
But as you guessed, the Pussy Willow is a tree. It can grow twenty to thirty feet high, or more. Like other willows, it is soft-wooded. Pussy Willow trees are popular for it's soft, grayish, fur-like buds on long, straight stems. The buds begin to open very early in the spring. They make great indoor arrangements, and are long lasting. Bring them indoors to brighten the room. Pussy Willows bring with it the expectations of spring and a new gardening season ahead! Did You Know? Pussy Willows are used in the fun filled day after Easter celebration of Dyngus Day.
Floral Arrangement: The term floral arrangement is a misnomer. They are not flowers. They are furry buds future leaves , that we cherish in our vases and displays.
Most people call them a floral arrangement anyway. Place Pussy Willows in a vase and do not add water. The willows buds last for weeks, and usually not open. You can put water in the vase. We do not recommend it, as they will root and the buds may continue to open, ruining the look and appearance. Growing Pussy Willows: Pussy willows, like other willows, are a soft wooded tree that grows rapidly. Keep them rigorously pruned to the desired height. If you let it get away from you, these willows quickly grow 20 - 30 feet.
If it does get out of hand, cut the trunk a couple of feet above the ground. New shoots will soon emerge. Pussy Willows are easily rooted. Place a young, 12 to 18 inches willow stem in water.
Transplant anywhere in your yard. Willows prefer lower land with lots of moisture, to help to fuel their quick growth. Soil can be fair to poor. Did you know? You can force Puss Willows into blooming in the middle of winter. It's easy. Just go out to your Pussy Willow tree and cut off a few stems. Bring them indoors, and place them in water. In a couple of weeks, you will have a little bit of spring in the middle of winter. When the buds reach the desired size, remove the stems from water.