Omarosa Manigault Newman on Thursday released audio she recorded of Lara Trump, a campaign adviser and the daughter in law of the president, offering her $15,000 a month to join the campaign after she was fired from the White House, making the same salary. "It sounds a little like, obviously, that there are some things you’ve got in the back pocket to pull out. Clearly, if you come on board the campaign, like, we can’t have… Everything, everybody positive, right?" Lara Trump says on the audio played on MSNBC. Lara Trump mentions that mostly small-dollar donors would pay her salary. "I saw this as an attempt to buy my silence," Manigault Newman said on MSNBC. In a statement, Lara Trump said the entire family was concerned for her. "We still wanted her on our team because we cared so much about her personally. That’s why I reached out to offer her a position with the 2020 Trump Campaign before we knew anything about the gross violations of ethics and integrity during her White House tenure," she said.
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