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Lara Trump offers $15,000-a month no-show campaign job for Omarosa Manigault Newman’s silence

Transcript: NBC News

Lara Trump

(indecipherable). Listen, obviously, with the New York Times article and stuff, you know, it’s, it’s—

Omarosa Manigault Newman

What’s the New York Time [sic] article?

Lara Trump

The one that, the one that, um, it was in the New York Times today. I guess you didn’t—with Maggie Haberman, or the wrote about you.

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Lara Trump

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—we got to—

Omarosa Manigault Newman

Oh, God, no—

Lara Trump

—everything, everybody, positive, right?

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Lara Trump

(indecipherable) So the only thing that we have to consider, where we’re talking salary, as far as the campaign is concerned, is that, as you know, everything is public. Um, and that all the money that we raise and that pays salaries is directly from donors, small-dollar donors for the most part. Um, so, I know you, you were making 179 at the White House. And I think we can work something out where we keep you right along those lines. Um, specifically, let me see, I haven’t even added up the numbers. But we were talking about, like, $15K a month. Um, let me see what that adds up to. Times 12. Yeah. So that’s $180,000. Does that sound like, uh, a fair deal for you?

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Lara Trump

In terms of your position, specifically, I really feel like your position would require, you know, you to be able to be flexible in terms of where you are. Sometimes, you know, come to New York for occasional meetings. But I would love if you could, you know, occasionally go do speaking engagements and that sort of thing for us—I think you’d be awesome doing that. So it doesn’t really matter where you are. If you’re comfortable staying in D.C., then, you know, we’re more than happy to have you—