An ex-aide of Melania Trump — and once a good friend — has penned a scathing op-ed about the first lady, accusing her of just standing by while the president destroyed America.
Stephanie Winston Wolkoff wrote her piece for the Daily Beast, prompted by the rioting at the Capitol. Five people were killed, including a Trump supporter who was fatally shot and a Capitol Police officer who died of head injuries after he was bashed in the head with a fire extinguisher.
Wolkoff calls the violence “shocking, awful, disheartening and shameful.”
“It was an assault on human life and our great democracy. Unfortunately, our president and first lady have little, if any, regard for either.”
She labels herself as “Melania’s enabler,” just one in the first couple’s orbit who “stoked and massaged their egos and wittingly agreed to the falsehoods and poisonous lies, veiled as truths, that built this house of mirrors.”
Wolkoff speaks of how the president’s role in the