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AND KATY TUR. DAVID K. JOHNSON AUTHOR OF THE

DAVID K. JOHNSON AUTHOR OF THE MAKING OF DONALD TRUMP.

MAKING OF DONALD TRUMP. I WANT TO START WITH ZERLINNA.

I WANT TO START WITH ZERLINNA. THIS REALITY TV GAME BY GUESS

THIS REALITY TV GAME BY GUESS WHO, TAKING ON MR. REALITY TV

WHO, TAKING ON MR. REALITY TV AND DOING IT IN A WAY THAT HAS

AND DOING IT IN A WAY THAT HAS KEPT OUR ATTENTION ON EVERY

KEPT OUR ATTENTION ON EVERY MEDIUM, NEWSPAPER, CABLE SHOW,

MEDIUM, NEWSPAPER, CABLE SHOW, SHE HAS DOMINATED FOR ALMOST A

SHE HAS DOMINATED FOR ALMOST A WEEK.

WEEK. SHE HAS SOME LEG LEFT.

SHE HAS SOME LEG LEFT. A COUPLE OF DAYS DOMINATING.

A COUPLE OF DAYS DOMINATING. SHE SEEMS TO HAVE FOUND A NEWS

SHE SEEMS TO HAVE FOUND A NEWS HALL.

HALL. YOUR THOUGHTS.

YOUR THOUGHTS. >> I THINK SHE HAS BEEN

>> I THINK SHE HAS BEEN STRATEGIC FROM THE BEGINNING.

STRATEGIC FROM THE BEGINNING. PICKING THE MONTH OF AUGUST TO

PICKING THE MONTH OF AUGUST TO PUT A BOOK OUT IN A SLOW SUMMER

PUT A BOOK OUT IN A SLOW SUMMER NEWS WEEK WAS VERY SMART.

NEWS WEEK WAS VERY SMART. IF YOU THINK OF HOW MANY REALITY

IF YOU THINK OF HOW MANY REALITY STARS THERE, THERE ARE A LOT.

STARS THERE, THERE ARE A LOT. AND ONLY A FEW THAT YOU CAN NAME

AND ONLY A FEW THAT YOU CAN NAME THEM BY JUST THEIR FIRST NAME

THEM BY JUST THEIR FIRST NAME WITHOUT EVEN HER LAST NAME.

WITHOUT EVEN HER LAST NAME. WE KNOW HER BY OMAROSA.

WE KNOW HER BY OMAROSA. 15 YEARS AGO SHE WAS ON THE

15 YEARS AGO SHE WAS ON THE FIRST SEASON OF "THE

FIRST SEASON OF "THE APPRENTICE," AND STILL TALKING

APPRENTICE," AND STILL TALKING ABOUT HER TODAY.

ABOUT HER TODAY. SHE IS DOING SOMETHING RIGHT.

SHE IS DOING SOMETHING RIGHT. SHE HAS STAFFED OTHER PEOPLE

SHE HAS STAFFED OTHER PEOPLE DOING INTERVIEWS.

DOING INTERVIEWS. SHE IS PREPARED.

SHE IS PREPARED. AND ON MESSAGE.

AND ON MESSAGE. EVERY TIME THEY CALL HER A LIAR,

EVERY TIME THEY CALL HER A LIAR, SHE PRESENTS A TAPE AND

SHE PRESENTS A TAPE AND RECEIPTS, AND SAYS NO, YOU ARE A

RECEIPTS, AND SAYS NO, YOU ARE A LIAR.

LIAR. >> KATEY, HE WOULD SAY, LITTLE

>> KATEY, HE WOULD SAY, LITTLE MARCO, AND THE GUY THROWS WATER

MARCO, AND THE GUY THROWS WATER AROUND.

AROUND. SHE DELIGHTS IN IT.

SHE DELIGHTS IN IT. HIT ME AGAIN.

HIT ME AGAIN. COME AT ME AGAIN.

COME AT ME AGAIN. I HAVE SOME TAPES FOR YOU.

I HAVE SOME TAPES FOR YOU. KEEP AT IT.

KEEP AT IT. SHE WANTS THIS FIGHT EVERY DAY

SHE WANTS THIS FIGHT EVERY DAY SQUOIRKS YOU.

SQUOIRKS YOU. >> YOU KNOW, I WOULD SAY ASHLEY

>> YOU KNOW, I WOULD SAY ASHLEY PARKER IS THE BEST TRUMP

PARKER IS THE BEST TRUMP REPORTER.

REPORTER. BUT IN TERMS OF OMAROSA, SHE

BUT IN TERMS OF OMAROSA, SHE CLEARLY KNOWS HIS GAME.

CLEARLY KNOWS HIS GAME. SHE STUDIED UNDER HIM.

SHE STUDIED UNDER HIM. AND CLEARLY PREPARED IN WHATEVER

AND CLEARLY PREPARED IN WHATEVER HE THROWS AT HER.

HE THROWS AT HER. IT SPEAKS TO THE LARGER

IT SPEAKS TO THE LARGER ENVIRONMENT THAT DONALD TRUMP

ENVIRONMENT THAT DONALD TRUMP CREATES.

CREATES. IT WAS THE SAME IN THE CAMPAIGN.

IT WAS THE SAME IN THE CAMPAIGN. HE DOES INSPIRE THIS BLIND

HE DOES INSPIRE THIS BLIND LOYALTY AND WE SAW THAT FROM

LOYALTY AND WE SAW THAT FROM OMAROSA WHEN SHE WAS DOING THE

OMAROSA WHEN SHE WAS DOING THE CAMPAIGN AND IN THIS WHITE

CAMPAIGN AND IN THIS WHITE HOUSE.

HOUSE. NOTHING BUT PRAISE FOR HIM.

NOTHING BUT PRAISE FOR HIM. BUT AT THE SAME TIME THOSE

BUT AT THE SAME TIME THOSE PEOPLE WHO ARE DEVOTED TO HIM,

PEOPLE WHO ARE DEVOTED TO HIM, AT SOME POINT WHEN THEY NO

AT SOME POINT WHEN THEY NO LONGER HAVE ANYTHING TO OFFER,

LONGER HAVE ANYTHING TO OFFER, NO LONGER USEFUL, THEY ARE AWARE

NO LONGER USEFUL, THEY ARE AWARE THAT HIS LOYALTY TO THEM RUNS

THAT HIS LOYALTY TO THEM RUNS OUT.

OUT. HE IS MORE THAN WILLING TO THROW

HE IS MORE THAN WILLING TO THROW YOU UNDER THE BUS.

YOU UNDER THE BUS. THAT IS WHY PEOPLE SAY, PEOPLE

THAT IS WHY PEOPLE SAY, PEOPLE LIKE MICHAEL COHEN OR OMAROSA

LIKE MICHAEL COHEN OR OMAROSA SAY THEY RECORD CONVERSATIONS OF

SAY THEY RECORD CONVERSATIONS OF DONALD TRUMP.

DONALD TRUMP. THAT IS WHY IT IS NOT UNHEARD OF

THAT IS WHY IT IS NOT UNHEARD OF BECAUSE YOU HAVE TO HAVE A

BECAUSE YOU HAVE TO HAVE A RECORD OF WHAT HE SAYS.

RECORD OF WHAT HE SAYS. YOU WANT TO HAVE A RECORD OF

YOU WANT TO HAVE A RECORD OF WHAT YOU SAY AS WELL BECAUSE YOU

WHAT YOU SAY AS WELL BECAUSE YOU NEVER KNOW HOW HE IS GOING TO

NEVER KNOW HOW HE IS GOING TO MISREPRESENT YOU.

MISREPRESENT YOU. >> A PEACE CORPS PAL ONCE SAID

>> A PEACE CORPS PAL ONCE SAID PEOPLE DONT MIND BEING USED,

PEOPLE DONT MIND BEING USED, THEY MIND BEING DISCARDED.

THEY MIND BEING DISCARDED. YOU REPORTED TODAY THAT LONG

YOU REPORTED TODAY THAT LONG TIME TRUMP SOEBSOBSERVERS SAY IT

TIME TRUMP SOEBSOBSERVERS SAY IT MEASURE OF HIS RAGE.

MEASURE OF HIS RAGE. HE DID CHOOSE THE WORD AND IT

HE DID CHOOSE THE WORD AND IT HURT TRUMP AS MUCH AS ANYTHING

HURT TRUMP AS MUCH AS ANYTHING HE EVER SAID.

HE EVER SAID. IT DIMINISHED HIM, THATS WHAT I

IT DIMINISHED HIM, THATS WHAT I THINK.

THINK. >> IT ABSOLUTELY DID.

>> IT ABSOLUTELY DID. THERE WAS A LOT OF COMMENTARY,

THERE WAS A LOT OF COMMENTARY, THERE WAS RACIST TO CALL HER A

THERE WAS RACIST TO CALL HER A DOG.

DOG. >> HE DOESNT CALL WHITE GUYS

>> HE DOESNT CALL WHITE GUYS DOGS.

DOGS. >> THERE IS THAT LEVEL OF

>> THERE IS THAT LEVEL OF CRITICISM WHICH IS SOMETHING

CRITICISM WHICH IS SOMETHING THAT HE IS GRAPPLING WITH, AND

THAT HE IS GRAPPLING WITH, AND PEOPLE SAY IT IS NOT RACIST, HE

PEOPLE SAY IT IS NOT RACIST, HE INSULTS EVERYONE.

INSULTS EVERYONE. THIS IS NOT HELPFUL LANGUAGE FOR

THIS IS NOT HELPFUL LANGUAGE FOR HIM TO BE USING.

HIM TO BE USING. AND IT IS PROBLEMATIC.

AND IT IS PROBLEMATIC. >> LET ME TALK ABOUT HER, AS A

>> LET ME TALK ABOUT HER, AS A PUGILIST.

PUGILIST. SHE HAS A FACE THAT IS

SHE HAS A FACE THAT IS ATTRACTIVE, BUT A FACE THAT

ATTRACTIVE, BUT A FACE THAT DRAMATIZES HER THINKING, A

DRAMATIZES HER THINKING, A DRAMATIC FACE.

DRAMATIC FACE. I THINK YOU WATCHING, WHAT IS

I THINK YOU WATCHING, WHAT IS SHE GOING TO DO.

SHE GOING TO DO. >> SHE IS A GREAT REALITY

>> SHE IS A GREAT REALITY TELEVISION VILLAINOUS.

TELEVISION VILLAINOUS. DONALD TRUMP LOVED THIS ABOUT

DONALD TRUMP LOVED THIS ABOUT HER.

HER. HE WATCHED OMAROSA DO IT.

HE WATCHED OMAROSA DO IT. YOU HAVE TO KEEP IN MIND, THE

YOU HAVE TO KEEP IN MIND, THE ONLY POINT HE HAS TURNED ON HER

ONLY POINT HE HAS TURNED ON HER IS WHEN SHE TURNED THOSE SKILLS

IS WHEN SHE TURNED THOSE SKILLS BACK ON HIM.

BACK ON HIM. >> TELL US ABOUT TRUMP AND HIS

>> TELL US ABOUT TRUMP AND HIS HISTORY WITH DEALING WITH

HISTORY WITH DEALING WITH AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN AND IN

AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN AND IN YOUR FACE COMPETITORS.

YOUR FACE COMPETITORS. THIS ONE SEEMS TO BE BUGGING

THIS ONE SEEMS TO BE BUGGING HIM.

HIM. RESORTED TO NICKNAMES, A DOG.

RESORTED TO NICKNAMES, A DOG. COMPARING HER TO AN ANIMAL.

COMPARING HER TO AN ANIMAL. GOING TO SUE HER SOME VIOLATION

GOING TO SUE HER SOME VIOLATION BACK IN THE CAMPAIGN.

BACK IN THE CAMPAIGN. AND GOING AFTER POOR JOHN

AND GOING AFTER POOR JOHN BRENNAN TO CHANGE THE SUBJECT.

BRENNAN TO CHANGE THE SUBJECT. TRYING EVERYTHING TO LOOSEN THE

TRYING EVERYTHING TO LOOSEN THE GRIP.

GRIP. >> SHE IS PLAYING HER CARDS

>> SHE IS PLAYING HER CARDS EXTREMELY WELL.

EXTREMELY WELL. SHE HAS MANAGED TO BE IN THE

SHE HAS MANAGED TO BE IN THE NEWS FOR A WEEK.

NEWS FOR A WEEK. BUT WE MAY SEE THINGS AS SHE

BUT WE MAY SEE THINGS AS SHE POPS UP IN THE FUTURE.

POPS UP IN THE FUTURE. SHE GOT 15 YEARS OF FAME.

SHE GOT 15 YEARS OF FAME. >> BACK ON THIS NETWORK

>> BACK ON THIS NETWORK TOMORROW.

TOMORROW. SHE IS GOING TO START AGAIN, YOU

SHE IS GOING TO START AGAIN, YOU ARE RIGHT.

ARE RIGHT. >> MADE IT CLEAR THAT SHE HAS

>> MADE IT CLEAR THAT SHE HAS LOTS OF TAPES.

LOTS OF TAPES. WE DONT KNOW IF THOSE TAPES GO

WE DONT KNOW IF THOSE TAPES GO BACK TO BEFORE THE SHOW, THE

BACK TO BEFORE THE SHOW, THE SHOW OF THE WHITE HOUSE.

SHOW OF THE WHITE HOUSE. ADVANCING HER ROLLE, I AGREE WIT

ADVANCING HER ROLLE, I AGREE WIT THE OTHER GUESTS AS A VILLAINOUS

THE OTHER GUESTS AS A VILLAINOUS CHARACTER AND SHE IS DONALD

CHARACTER AND SHE IS DONALD TRUMPS MATCH.

TRUMPS MATCH. HE AND OTHER PEOPLE IN THE WHITE

HE AND OTHER PEOPLE IN THE WHITE HOUSE SHOULD BE WORRIED ABOUT

HOUSE SHOULD BE WORRIED ABOUT WHAT SHE HAS GOT.

WHAT SHE HAS GOT. >> HOW CAN SHE DO THIS SO WELL

>> HOW CAN SHE DO THIS SO WELL WHEN ALL THE PEOPLE WHO RAN

WHEN ALL THE PEOPLE WHO RAN AGAINST DONALD TRUMP, ESPECIALLY

AGAINST DONALD TRUMP, ESPECIALLY ON THE REPUBLICAN SIDE, NOT

ON THE REPUBLICAN SIDE, NOT HILLARY CLINTON, BUT ALL OF

HILLARY CLINTON, BUT ALL OF THOSE MEN, SEEM TO BE UNABLE TO

THOSE MEN, SEEM TO BE UNABLE TO TAKE HIM ON.

TAKE HIM ON. >> HOLD ON.

>> HOLD ON. I AM GOING TO ANSWER THIS.

I AM GOING TO ANSWER THIS. SHE HAS TRAINED UNDER HIM.

SHE HAS TRAINED UNDER HIM. A VERSION OF HIM.

A VERSION OF HIM. I WONT GO AS FAR TO SAY SHE IS

I WONT GO AS FAR TO SAY SHE IS GOING TO BE MORE SUCCESSFUL.

GOING TO BE MORE SUCCESSFUL. IS SHE GOING TO CHANGE THE MIND

IS SHE GOING TO CHANGE THE MIND OF ANYONE WHO VOTED FOR DONALD

OF ANYONE WHO VOTED FOR DONALD TRUMP, IM NOT SO SURE.

TRUMP, IM NOT SO SURE. THE VERSION OF DONALD TRUMP THAT

THE VERSION OF DONALD TRUMP THAT SHE IS PUTTING OUT WILL IS THE

SHE IS PUTTING OUT WILL IS THE VERSION OF DONALD TRUMP THAT

VERSION OF DONALD TRUMP THAT EVERYBODY KNOWS.

EVERYBODY KNOWS. I THINK THE PRESIDENT GIVES

I THINK THE PRESIDENT GIVES PRETTY EASY COVER FOR HIS

PRETTY EASY COVER FOR HIS SUPPORTERS BY PAINTING HER AS A

SUPPORTERS BY PAINTING HER AS A LIAR AND AN OPPORTUNIST.

LIAR AND AN OPPORTUNIST. I AM NOT SURE WHOSE MIND SHE

I AM NOT SURE WHOSE MIND SHE CHANGES.

CHANGES. >> WOMEN IN THE SUBURBS DO NOT

>> WOMEN IN THE SUBURBS DO NOT WANT TO VOTE FOR AN OUT-AND-OUT

WANT TO VOTE FOR AN OUT-AND-OUT RACIST.

RACIST. >> I AM NOT SURE WHAT SHE HAS

>> I AM NOT SURE WHAT SHE HAS SHOWN.

SHOWN. WHAT SHE HAS SHOWN FROM WHAT WE

WHAT SHE HAS SHOWN FROM WHAT WE HAVENT ALREADY SEEN FROM THE

HAVENT ALREADY SEEN FROM THE PRESIDENT HIMSELF.

PRESIDENT HIMSELF. A LOT OF THIS IS SOMETHING, I

A LOT OF THIS IS SOMETHING, I MEAN OMAROSA HAS SAID

MEAN OMAROSA HAS SAID SPECTACULAR THINGS INCLUDING THE

SPECTACULAR THINGS INCLUDING THE PRESIDENT KNEW ABOUT THE

PRESIDENT KNEW ABOUT THE WIKILEAK E-MAILS, BEFORE THEY

WIKILEAK E-MAILS, BEFORE THEY CAME OUT.

CAME OUT. >> IN HER INTERVIEW ON THE DAILY

>> IN HER INTERVIEW ON THE DAILY SHOW, SHE SAID SHE HAD BEEN

SHOW, SHE SAID SHE HAD BEEN INSTRUCTED BY HER LAWYERS NOT TO

INSTRUCTED BY HER LAWYERS NOT TO GIVE TRUMP MORE AMMUNITION BY

GIVE TRUMP MORE AMMUNITION BY GIVING HIM THE ATTENTION HE

GIVING HIM THE ATTENTION HE LOVES.

LOVES. >> THERE IS ONE WAY TO SHUT

>> THERE IS ONE WAY TO SHUT DONALD TRUMP DOWN.

DONALD TRUMP DOWN. DONT GIVE HIM THE OXYGEN.

DONT GIVE HIM THE OXYGEN. AND THE OXYGEN COMES FROM THE

AND THE OXYGEN COMES FROM THE CLICKS, THE LIKES,ED THE SHOCKS,

CLICKS, THE LIKES,ED THE SHOCKS, THE DISCUSSIONS.

THE DISCUSSIONS. >> SEVERAL TOLL HIM TO IGNORE

>> SEVERAL TOLL HIM TO IGNORE HER AND THAT ENGAGING WOULD ONLY

HER AND THAT ENGAGING WOULD ONLY BOOST HER BOOK SALES.

BOOST HER BOOK SALES. TRUMP SAID PRIVATELY THAT FIRST

TRUMP SAID PRIVATELY THAT FIRST LADY MELANIA TRUMP ADVISING HIM

LADY MELANIA TRUMP ADVISING HIM TO STAY ABOVE IT.

TO STAY ABOVE IT. >> IN ORDER TO SELL A BOOK, SHE

>> IN ORDER TO SELL A BOOK, SHE HAS COME OUT WITH A SERIES OF

HAS COME OUT WITH A SERIES OF TAPES AND IN MANY WAYS SEEMS TO

TAPES AND IN MANY WAYS SEEMS TO HAVE OUTSMARTED THE PRESIDENT

HAVE OUTSMARTED THE PRESIDENT WHO HAS TAKEN THE BAIT AND GONE

WHO HAS TAKEN THE BAIT AND GONE OUT AND TWEETED DIRECTLY OUT OF

OUT AND TWEETED DIRECTLY OUT OF HER.

HER. >> WELL BRYAN KNOWS HOW TO SELL

>> WELL BRYAN KNOWS HOW TO SELL BOOKS.

BOOKS. LET ME GET BACK TO ASHLEY.

LET ME GET BACK TO ASHLEY. THE REPORTING ON TRUMP AMAZES

THE REPORTING ON TRUMP AMAZES ME.

ME. I DONT KNOW HOW YOU GET THIS

I DONT KNOW HOW YOU GET THIS STUFF.

STUFF. YOU GUYS LAUGH AT ME WHEN I SAY

YOU GUYS LAUGH AT ME WHEN I SAY THEY ARE NOT GOING TO LEAK

THEY ARE NOT GOING TO LEAK ANYMORE.

ANYMORE. HOW DO YOU FIND THAT OUT?

HOW DO YOU FIND THAT OUT? THIS IS TRADE CRAFT, I KNOW.

THIS IS TRADE CRAFT, I KNOW. >> WITHOUT GETTING INTO SOURCES

>> WITHOUT GETTING INTO SOURCES AND METHODS, LOOK, THERE IS A

AND METHODS, LOOK, THERE IS A NUMBER OF PEOPLE IN THAT WEST

NUMBER OF PEOPLE IN THAT WEST WING IN THAT WHITE HOUSE WHO

WING IN THAT WHITE HOUSE WHO CLEARLY TALK TO REPORTERS AND

CLEARLY TALK TO REPORTERS AND ANOTHER THING TO KEEP IN MIND IS

ANOTHER THING TO KEEP IN MIND IS THE PRESIDENT TALKS TO PEOPLE.

THE PRESIDENT TALKS TO PEOPLE. ONE THING GENERAL KELLY CAME IN

ONE THING GENERAL KELLY CAME IN AND TRIED TO PUT THESE CONTROLS

AND TRIED TO PUT THESE CONTROLS ON THE PRESIDENT AND IT DIDNT

ON THE PRESIDENT AND IT DIDNT WORK.

WORK. THE PRESIDENT LATE AT NIGHT IN

THE PRESIDENT LATE AT NIGHT IN THE MORNING, AT THE RESIDENCE,

THE MORNING, AT THE RESIDENCE, THEY ARE CALLING FRIENDS HE IS

THEY ARE CALLING FRIENDS HE IS CALLING FRIENDS AND THEY ARE

CALLING FRIENDS AND THEY ARE TALKING TO REPORTERS.

TALKING TO REPORTERS. >> WHAT DO WE KNOW ABOUT THE

>> WHAT DO WE KNOW ABOUT THE WHITE HOUSE STAFF AND THE WAY

WHITE HOUSE STAFF AND THE WAY THEY KIBITS AROUND ALL OF THIS.

THEY KIBITS AROUND ALL OF THIS. OMAROSA MAY HAVE TAPES ON

OMAROSA MAY HAVE TAPES ON EVERYBODY SHE WORKED WITH.

EVERYBODY SHE WORKED WITH. >> POLITICO IS SAYING THE WHITE

>> POLITICO IS SAYING THE WHITE HOUSE STAFFERS ARE TERRIFIED OF

HOUSE STAFFERS ARE TERRIFIED OF WHAT TAPE OMAROSA MAY BE ABOUT

WHAT TAPE OMAROSA MAY BE ABOUT TO RELEASE NEXT.

TO RELEASE NEXT. KATRINA PIERSON SAID SHE NEVER

KATRINA PIERSON SAID SHE NEVER HEARD -- AND HERSELF SAYING HE

HEARD -- AND HERSELF SAYING HE DID IT, HE IS JUST EMBARRASSED

DID IT, HE IS JUST EMBARRASSED BY IT.

BY IT. ON WEDNESDAY SHE HAD TO GO BACK

ON WEDNESDAY SHE HAD TO GO BACK ON FOX NEWS TO TRY TO DEFEND

ON FOX NEWS TO TRY TO DEFEND HERSELF AND IT WASNT EFFECTIVE.

HERSELF AND IT WASNT EFFECTIVE. SO THE IDEA THAT SHE IS TAPING

SO THE IDEA THAT SHE IS TAPING SOMEONE LIKE KATRINA PIERSON,

SOMEONE LIKE KATRINA PIERSON, FINE.

FINE. BUT WILLING TO TAPE THE CHIEF OF

BUT WILLING TO TAPE THE CHIEF OF STAFF IN THE MOST SENSITIVE ROOM

STAFF IN THE MOST SENSITIVE ROOM IN THE WHITE HOUSE, IT MAKES YOU

IN THE WHITE HOUSE, IT MAKES YOU WONDER WHO ELSE SHE WOULD BE

WONDER WHO ELSE SHE WOULD BE WILLING TO TAPE.

WILLING TO TAPE. ESPECIALLY THAT COMMUNICATION

ESPECIALLY THAT COMMUNICATION TEAM AND THERE IS TALK OF TAPES

TEAM AND THERE IS TALK OF TAPES FROM JARED AND IVANKA, AND TAPES

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