The U.S. Justice Department is suing former Melania Trump senior advisor and former friend Stephanie Winston Wolkoff for allegedly violating a nondisclosure agreement she signed while working at the White House.
Wolkoff secretly taped conversations between herself and Mrs. Trump and leaked them to the media to promote her new book “Melania and Me: The Rise and Fall of My Friendship with the First Lady.”
The suit asks that profits from Wolkoff’s book put into a government trust, according to Reuters.
“The Justice Department alleged in the suit that Ms. Winston Wolkoff violated a nondisclosure agreement she had signed with the government when she agreed to volunteer to help Mrs. Trump in the early months of the administration,” The New York Times reported Tuesday. “The pact forbade her from disclosing confidential details she learned during her time working for the first lady, the lawsuit said.”
According to the suit, “Wolkoff has been, and will continue in the future to be,