Trump Campaign Refused Offer to Buy Ashley Biden Diary Before Election
- Two Florida residents pleaded guilty to stealing a diary belonging to President Joe Biden’s daughter.
- Prosecutors said the couple tried to sell it to the Trump campaign in September 2020.
- Court documents say Trump campaign representatives told them they should turn it over to the FBI.
The Trump campaign rejected an offer to buy a diary belonging to President Joe Biden’s daughter ahead of the 2020 election, according to federal prosecutors.
Two Florida residents admit to stealing Ashley Biden’s diary and selling it to DOJ for $40,000 Announce Thursday.
In 2020, Aimee Harris was found at a friend’s house in Delray Beach, Florida, after Ashley Biden lived there for a while, prosecutors said. this diary. Harris later texted Robert Kurland about the discovery and said they could make a lot of money selling it, along with other Biden items they found.
Prosecutors say the couple attended a fundraiser in September 2020 and tried to sell the diary to President Donald Trump’s campaign while Donald Trump was having a relationship with Joe Biden Fierce re-election campaign. But a representative for the Trump campaign rejected the offer and told them to turn over the diary to the FBI, court documents filed as part of the guilty plea.
Kurland reportedly texted Harris that the Trump campaign couldn’t use it. court documentsadding: “They want it to go to the FBI. There is no way [Trump] Can use this. It has to be done differently. “
Harris and Kurland eventually sold the diary to Project Veritas for $20,000 each, prosecutors said.
Project Veritas Say Their diary-related conduct is protected by the First Amendment, and they believe the diary was legally obtained. The group has never published the diary.