He surrounds himself with strong, intelligent women. “Great new book by former Director of Oval Office Operations, Madeleine Westerhout, entitled ‘Off the Record’. When I look at all of the Fake Books and garbage written about me, it’s really nice to see a very smart and already wise young woman write an honest depiction of what went on at the White House during some extremely interesting and important times,” he tweeted. Have a tip or story idea? When I look at all of the Fake Books and garbage written about me, it’s really nice to see a very smart and already wise young woman write an honest depiction of what…. Or to keep it anonymous, click here. Prior to that, from 2017 to 2019, she served as the Personal Secretary to U.S. President Donald Trump. Westerhout had a few drinks that evening and claimed that the president perceived his youngest daughter Tiffany Trump as overweight, telling reporters that she had a closer relationship with the president than his daughters did, according to a Politico report published Friday. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 11, 2020. Trump confidant Arthur Schwartz did not defend Westerhout’s reported comments but fired off a series of tweets in which he blamed The Washington Post’s Philip Rucker for leaking the off-the-record conversation. You'll get the latest updates on this topic in your browser notifications. 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Madeline Westerhout had "mentioned a couple of things about my children" and had been "drinking a bit," Donald Trump said. During a dinner, which Westerhout and deputy White House press secretary Hogan Gidley, held earlier this month, Westerhout told reporters intimate information about Trump’s relationship with his daughter, Tiffany Trump, according to Politico, which reported that Westerhout claimed Trump couldn’t pick Tiffany out of a crowd. Thoughts and prayers, pal. Have a tip we should know? “Until then there is going to be no greater supporter of President Trump than me.”, Westerhout added “The one thing that I found so fascinating about President Trump is his deep admiration and respect for women. Y I K E S https://t.co/VQh4QekDK1 pic.twitter.com/pTuOPb5zDg, — Lachlan Markay (@lachlan) August 30, 2019, One White House official told Politico on Friday that Westerhout’s sudden exit would serve as “a good reminder that we are all staff. “While Madeleine Westerhout has a fully enforceable confidentiality agreement, she is a very good person and I don’t think there would ever be reason to use it,” he wrote. ….went on at the White House during some extremely interesting and important times. Introducing ... PEOPLE's Products Worth the Hype, What to Know About Madeleine Westerhout, Trump’s Personal Assistant Who Reportedly Resigned. Shameful. Hey @PhilipRucker. Go buy this book, a job well done!”. Where the hell is the @whca on the Amazon Washington Post / @PhilipRucker scandal? As she started building her career in politics, Westerhout worked … Neither the White House nor Westerhout has commented on the situation since she left her position on Thursday. “She called me yesterday to apologize, had a bad night. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images; Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images; Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images. (RELATED: Trump Assistant Out After Reports She Was Feeding Info On White House And Trump Family To Press). She was very upset. Trump appeared to forgive Westerhout for the comments, however, and on Tuesday even promoted her new book on Twitter. She mentioned a couple of things about my children.”, Despite the claims, Trump said his former assistant was “a very good person and always felt she did a good job.”, RELATED: What to Know About Madeleine Westerhout, Trump’s Personal Assistant Who Reportedly Resigned. “I absolutely did not vote for Hillary Clinton, but in 2016, you know, I had never met the president and everything I knew about him I based off what the mainstream media told me, and it wasn’t until I got to know him and know his character that I realized how wrong I had been.”, “He is he a very kind and generous man. “Off the record” is now officially meaningless. On Friday, the president alluded to the claims before leaving for Camp David.