Donald Trump Denies Posing as His Own Doting Publicist
"It doesn’t sound like my voice at all," the presidential candidate says.
Donald Trump and John Miller are two completely different people, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee said Friday.
The billionaire businessman was accused of acting as his own publicist — who just so happened to fawn all over Trump — during a phone interview with a People reporter in 1991. The Washington Post released audio of the 25-year-old recorded call on Friday.
Trump defended himself on the Today show.
“No, I don’t think it — I don’t know anything about it. You’re telling me about it for the first time, and it doesn’t sound like my voice at all,” Trump told Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie. “I have many, many people that are trying to imitate my voice, and you can imagine that, and this sounds like one of the scams, one of the many scams — doesn’t sound like me.”
In the 1991 call, Miller talked about Trump's relationships with great insight.
“He’s a good guy, and he’s not going to hurt anybody," Miller said. '“He’s coming out of a marriage, and he’s starting to do tremendously well financially.”
Needless to say, the internet had a field day with the recording and "John Miller" was trending all day on Twitter.