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The Department of Justice sued a former friend of first lady Melania Trump on Tuesday, claiming she violated a nondisclosure agreement by publishing a tell-all about her time working for the White House.
In “Melania and Me: The Rise and Fall of My Friendship with The First Lady,” which was released last month, Stephanie Winston Wolkoff detailed her work planning President Donald Trump’s 2017 inauguration and advising the first lady in the first year of the Trump administration.
Wolkoff left the White House in 2018 following a scandal involving how much her company made from working on the inauguration. Anecdotes in her book include:
The claim Melania Trump wore the controversial ‘I really don’t care, do u?’ jacket to the US border to get media attention.
The claim that Trump suspected that someone sabotaged her appearance in the 2016 Republican National Convention by giving her a speech that was plagiarized from Michelle Obama.
The claim that Trump attempted to block Ivanka Trump’s face from appearing on TV during the inauguration.
Stephanie Grisham, the first lady’s chief of staff and spokeswoman, has called Wolkoff’s book “not truthful.”
In a civil complaint filed Tuesday in a Washington, DC, district court, the DOJ …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Politics