Former Trump campaign spokeswoman A.J. Delgado has come forward with her side of the story about her relationship with fellow Trump campaign aide, Jason Miller, who is married, during the waning weeks of the presidential election.
Delgado recently gave birth to a son, William, who was fathered by Miller, but Delgado said her relationship with the former Trump spokesman has ended and she hasn't spoken with him since December. Delgado told The Atlantic, "[William] could someday ... think he was conceived in some Vegas nightclub bathroom, when it couldn't be further from the truth. He came out of what was a really nice, sweet relationship between two people who met on the campaign trail and liked each other a lot … I won't allow you to say he came out of a boorish, vulgar, scandalous night. It's a matter of defending my son."
Delgado also recounted the night she told Miller that she was pregnant:
After Trump's surprise victory in November, Delgado and Miller both joined the transition team, where she says their relationship continued. But just a couple of weeks after Election Day, Delgado discovered she was pregnant. She held off at first on sharing the news, unsure of how Miller would take it.
"I finally told him one night when we were in bed and I couldn't fall asleep," she said.
Miller reacted calmly, Delgado recalled, but came back with some complicating news of his own. "Well this is going to be extra awkward for me to handle," she remembers him saying, "because my wife is expecting."
Not comprehending at first, Delgado replied, "Expecting what?"
"Obviously that floored me," she told me. "It was a very rough thing to hear." [The Atlantic]
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