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From the wrestling ring to the White House: Linda McMahon's fight to enter Washington

From the wrestling ring to the White House: Linda McMahon's fight to enter Washington

Linda McMahon was hardly dressed for a wrestling match that day back in 1999, when she marched into a ring in Anaheim to face wrestling megastar Triple H.

Triple H was a beefy wrestler, McMahon was one of the World Wrestling Federation’s top executives. A YouTube video shows Triple H grabbing McMahon’s jacket. Outrageous! Her husband, Vince McMahon, steps into the ring to intervene. It’s personal! At that point, wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin storms in. Pandemonium! After the McMahons retreat, Austin nails Triple H in the head with a folding chair.

It’s all acting, scripted by writers,...

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