Melania Trump is the youngest family member recorded, speaking about President Donald Trump and his adult children.
Former friend and associate of the first lady, Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, will claim in her upcoming book that she had tapes from Melania Trump making derogatory remarks about members of the Trump family Media reporter Yashar Ali.
He had no details on the statements Melania Trump allegedly made, but noted that they would appear in Wolkoff's book "Melania and I: The Rise and Fall of My Friendship with the First Lady," which will be published September 1.
He added that Wolkoff took in the first lady without her knowledge.
Melania's harshest words were about Ivanka Trump, her stepdaughter, with whom she is reported to have a strained relationship.
Melania Trump allegedly made derogatory remarks about President Trump and his adult children, a new book will be unveiled in the revelation author who secretly recorded First Lady
Melania Trump's toughest remarks concerned Ivanka Trump, her stepdaughter, with whom she is reported to have a strained relationship
"What Melania wants, Melania gets" – reads the slogan in the booklet on Amazon.com.
Stephanie Winston Wolkoff's book "Melania and I: The Rise and Fall of My Friendship with the First Lady" is out September 1st
Wolkoff, the former special events director at Vogue who ran nine Met Galas, met Melania Knauss in 2003 and "had a front row seat to transform Donald Trump's then-girlfriend from a rough-cut jewel into a precious diamond" , it says in the book description.
The book will cover some of the most controversial and notorious moments with Melania Trump, including Stormy Daniel's claim she had an affair with Trump that he denied and that infamous jacket she wore: "I really don't care, right? & # 39;
"How did Melania react to the Access Hollywood tape and her husband's affair with Stormy Daniels? Does she get along well with Ivanka? Why did she wear this jacket with“ I really don't care, right? ”Printed on the back? Is Melania happy to be first lady? And what really happened to the US $ 107 million funding for the inauguration? Wolkoff has some ideas, "the description says.
The report of the existence of the First Lady's tapes comes on the first day of the Republican National Convention, where President Trump is officially nominated for his second term. Melania Trump speaks from the rose garden at the White House on Tuesday evening.
Wolkoff's book is the latest in a series of books on President Donald Trump, the First Lady, and the Administration, according to a report by Mary Trump, the President's niece, and former National Security Advisor John Bolton.
It's also the second book about the notoriously private first lady to come out this fall. Mary Jordan's "The Art of Her Deal" provided an extensive biography of Melania, details how she renegotiated her preparations after Donald Trump won the 2016 election, addressed the plastic surgery rumors, and explained Melania's relationship Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump's oldest daughter.
Wolkoff was an informal, unpaid advisor to Melania Trump in the east wing of the White House until she left the position in controversy in February 2018.
She was on the news at the time after reports showed that her company, WIS Media Partners, received one Paying $ 26 million for his work on the opening.
The company, in turn, was spending $ 24 million on subcontracting, a person familiar with opening planning told DailyMail.com. The source said Wolkoff provided "the whole look – the creative vision" for 18 or 20 opening events.
Her personal income from Trump's opening committee was listed as $ 1.62 million, although later reports showed she received about $ 500,000 in person while the rest went to other producers who worked on the event.
Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, a close friend of Melania Trump and a former East Wing adviser, will publish a memoir of her friendship with the first lady on September 1
According to the committee's tax returns, Wolkoff's WIS Media Partners were set up 45 days prior to the inauguration and paid as best they can by all providers.
Melania Trump dismissed her from the east wing with an email.
"I'm sorry that the professional part of our relationship has ended, but I am comforted that our [friendship] far outweighs politics," the First Lady wrote. & # 39; Thanks again! Lots of love. & # 39;
Wolkoff told the New York Times last year that she wasn't fired – but she was thrown under the bus.
& # 39; Have I been fired? No, ”Wolkoff said in a statement to the Times. “Did I personally receive $ 26 million or $ 1.6 million? Was I thrown under the bus? Yes. & # 39;
The Southern District of Manhattan is investigating opening committee spending and fundraising. Wolkoff is said to have worked with prosecutors.
Wolkoff was Melania Trump's first job for the east wing.
Before taking on her first role as an event planner, she worked as a special event planner for Vogue, helped host the Met Gala, and was fashion director for Lincoln Center. She is a longtime friend of Melania's.
Stephanie Winston Wolkoff has been investigated for her role in planning Donald Trump's inauguration in 2016. She was spotted with Melania Trump and Rachel Roy at a pre-inaugural dinner in January 2017
David Wolkoff, Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, Melania Trump and Donald Trump at an event in New York in February 2008 – Wolkoff was an informal, unpaid adviser to Melania in the east wing until she left amid the inauguration controversy
In December, it was revealed that the New York federal prosecutor's office was investigating whether President Trump's 2017 inaugural committee misused any of the $ 107 million it raised.
The investigation arose in part from materials seized in the investigation of Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen.
During raids on Cohen's home, office and hotel room in April, federal agents received a taped conversation between Cohen and Wolkoff.
Wolkoff, in his conversation, expressed concern about how the opening committee was spending its money.
It is unknown when Wolkoff and Cohen's conversation took place or why it was taped.
Trump's opening committee more than twice as much as former President Barack Obama's first opening committee.
Fans said the event was so costly because no one expected it to win, and all of the planning was done at the last minute.
However, investigators are investigating whether some of the top donors to Trump's coronation event have given money for access to his administration, political concessions, or for influencing the administration.
Money in exchange for political favors could hurt Federal Corruption Laws. There could also be a violation of federal law if funds were diverted from the opening committee, which was registered as a nonprofit.
The Melania tapes reveal also comes after the Washington Post revealed tapes of Maryanne Trump's sister to the president, Maryanne Trump, who speak harshly of him.
The tapes serve as confirmation of Mary Trump's claims in her memoir, "Too Much and Never Enough," in which she claims the president paid someone to take his SATs.
In the shock recording, Maryanne says she did his homework for him and "drove him around New York City to take him to college" before naming Joe Shapiro as the man who took his exams.
Trump hit back after the tapes surfaced Saturday night saying, & # 39;who cares that he misses his brother Robert, for whom he held a funeral yesterday and insists that the country will soon be stronger than ever.
In another recording released this weekend, Maryanne is heard referring to her brother's "phoniness" and calling him "cruel" for his controversial migration policy, which saw thousands of children separated from their families and detained in detention centers were. Trump, Melania and Maryanne 2005 in New York
Robert, Elizabeth, Freddy, Donald and Maryanne from left to right. Maryanne said her brother has "no principles," "cannot be trusted," and "lied" throughout his presidency, according to secret audio recorded by the president's niece
The photo of Maryanne Trump Barry was taken by Mary Trump, the President's niece, and used in her book on Trump
Maryanne made the shocking comments on phone calls in 2018 and 2019 with estranged niece Mary, who secretly recorded the conversations and has since split from the Trump clan following the publication of her Spill-All book.
The release of the devastating audio of one of Trump's tightest and most expensive comes at a critical time for the president in the run-up to the November election, when his response to the coronavirus pandemic and ongoing civil rights movement has led many voters to question his competence.
It raises alarming doubts about his own family's confidence in his abilities as the leader of the United States, especially given that Maryanne – and none of the other Trump siblings – has never publicly criticized her younger brother or any of his White House policies before Has .
Her release also comes a day after Trump held a memorial service at the White House for his and Maryanne's brother Robert, who died last week at the age of 71 – a memorial service at which Maryanne was absent.
Mary Trump released the never-before-seen and heard transcripts and audio excerpts for the Post, revealing they came from 15 hours of secretly taped conversations with her aunt in 2018 and 2019.
In one of the audio clips, Maryanne accuses her brother of "lacking principles" and simply taking political steps to "appeal to his grassroots."
Maryanne describes him as "cruel" and wrong: "It's the phoniness of everything. It's the phoniness and this cruelty. Donald is cruel."