ANOTHER ‘explosive’ book hits the Trumps: Melania will be the subject of everything told by the former best friend
Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, a close friend of Melania Trump and a former East Wing advisor, will release a memoir this fall describing her friendship with the first lady.
It is the latest in a book full of President Donald Trump, the first lady and the administration. The publication date for telling everything by Mary Trump, the president’s niece, was postponed for two weeks because of the great interest in the book, which the Trump family tried to stop publishing. The government also tried and failed to stop former national security adviser John Bolton from releasing his narrative of his time at the White House.
Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, a close friend of Melania Trump and a former East Wing advisor, will release a memoir on September 1 describing her friendship with the first lady
Melania and Me: My Years as Confidant, Advisor and Friend to the First Lady by Wolkoff will be released on September 1, according to Vanity Fair.
It promises a “revealing and explosive representation of Stephanie Winston Wolkoff’s fifteen-year friendship with Melania Trump and observations of the most chaotic White House in history,” a summary on Google books.
It is said by people with knowledge of the project that the content of the book is largely negative, and that the manuscript Melania, the Daily beast reported.
It is the second book about the notoriously private first lady that will be published this autumn. Mary Jordan’s ‘The Art of Her Deal’ provided an in-depth biography of Melania and included details on how she renegotiated her marriage economy after Donald Trump won the 2016 elections, handled rumors of plastic surgery, and Melania’s relationship with Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump’s detailed. oldest daughter.
Winston Wolkoff – a New York socialite who had previously helped plan the Met Gala – was an informal, unpaid advisor to Melania Trump in the East Wing of the White House until February 2018, when she left the position amid controversy.
She was in the news at the time after reports revealed that her company, WIS Media Partners, was one $ 26 million for her work on the inaugural.
Stephanie Winston Wolkoff was screened for her role in planning Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential inauguration – she saw Melania Trump and Rachel Roy at a dinner in January 2017 ahead of the inaugural
David Wolkoff, Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, Melania Trump and Donald Trump at an event in New York in February 2008 – Wolkoff served as Melania’s informal unpaid advisor in the East Wing until she left amid the controversy surrounding the inauguration
The company, in turn, spent $ 24 million on subcontractors, a person familiar with the inaugural planning at the time told DailyMail.com. The source said Winston Wolkoff offered ‘the whole look and feel – the creative vision’ for 18 or 20 inaugural events.
Her personal opinion of Trump’s inaugural committee was reported to be $ 1.62 million, although it was later revealed that she received approximately $ 500,000 in person while the rest went to other producers working on the event.
According to the committee’s tax returns, Wolkoff’s WIS Media Partners was established 45 days before the inauguration and most of each supplier was paid for its work.
Melania Trump sent her an email from the East Wing. “I’m sorry that the professional part of our relationship has ended, but I feel comforted by the fact that our [friendship] amply outweigh[s] politically, ”the first lady wrote in the email. ‘Thanks again! Lots of love.’
Melania Trump was subject to a biography earlier this year that described how she renegotiated her marriage economy after Donald Trump won the election
Wolkoff told the New York Times last year that she was not fired, but was thrown under the bus.
“Have I been fired? No, ”said Winston Wolkoff in a statement The times. “Have I personally received $ 26 million or $ 1.6 million? No. Was I thrown under the bus? Yes.’
The Southern District of Manhattan examines the expenses and fundraising of the inaugural committee. Wolkoff is said to be working with prosecutors.
Winston Wolkoff was Melania Trump’s first acquisition.
Before taking on her inaugural event planning role, she worked as a special event planner for Vogue, helped stage the Met Gala, and was fashion director for Lincoln Center. She is an old friend of Melania.
In December, it was announced that federal prosecutors in New York were investigating whether President Trump’s inaugural commission in 2017 was spending part of the $ 107 million it raised.
The investigation came in part from material seized in the federal probe of the business relationships of Cohen’s former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen.
During raids on Cohen’s home, office, and hotel room in April, federal agents received a recorded conversation between Cohen and Winston Wolkoff.
Wolkoff’s book is the latest in a series of Trump books, including one by Mary Trump, the President’s niece
Trump tried to stop the publication of his niece’s book and one of former national security adviser John Bolton
In their conversation, Wolkoff expressed concern about the way the inaugural committee was spending its money.
It is unknown when the conversation between Wolkoff and Cohen took place or why it was recorded.
Trump’s inaugural committee brought up more than double what former President Barack Obama’s first inaugural committee did.
Supporters said the event was so expensive because no one expected it to win, so all the planning was done at the last minute.
But researchers are investigating whether some of the best donors to Trump’s award have given money in exchange for access to his administration, policy concessions or to influence the administration.
Money in exchange for political favors can be a violation federal corruption laws. There may also be a violation of federal law if resources are diverted from the inaugural committee, which is registered as a nonprofit.