Donald Trump Seeks $10 Million From Former Campaign Aide For Confidentiality Breach
The Associated Press just reported that GOP presumptive nominee Donald Trump is seeking $10 million from an unnamed campaign aide.
BREAKING: Donald Trump seeks $10 million from former campaign aide, alleges breach of confidentiality agreement.
— AP Politics (@AP_Politics) July 13, 2016
The suit in question allegedly deals with a breach of a confidentiality agreement. So who is the person in question? Former campaign manager-turned CNN contributor Corey Lewandoswki? Michael Caputo? Perhaps Roger Stone? We have no way of knowing at this time, but will update this post as more information becomes available.
The scant information hasn’t stopped people on social media from weighing in on their suspicions about the move from the notoriously litigious candidate:
@AP_Politics Sad! He must be super broke.
— Allison F. (@ablington) July 13, 2016
— Elaine Mills (@ElaineCMills) July 13, 2016
— Tresa Horney (@tresahorney) July 13, 2016
@AP_Politics So a Wednesday for Trump?
— wazzucoug99 (@wazzucoug99) July 13, 2016
And speaking of “notorious,” here’s one keen user who really knows the right question to ask…
@AP_Politics What does the Notorious RBG think about this?
— RepublicanDore (@RepublicanDore) July 13, 2016
We will update this post as more information becomes available.
UPDATE — 2:56 p.m. ET: Business Insider’s Oliver Darcy took to Twitter with information from the AP that says former campaign consultant Sam Nunberg leaked confidential information to members of the press. “Nunberg accuses Trump of trying to silence him ‘in a misguided attempt to cover up media coverage of an apparent affair’ between senior campaign staffers,” it reads.
“[A]ttempt to cover up media coverage of an apparent affair” between senior campaign staffers. pic.twitter.com/ikMT7yx7X0
— Oliver Darcy (@oliverdarcy) July 13, 2016
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