Alicia Watkins is the woman who appeared at Donald Trump’s press conference on March 21, 2016 at Trump Hotel in Washington, D.C. for a job interview.
Watkins Claimed To Be A Member Of The Media And Asked Trump For A Job. “Identifying herself as a 9/11 survivor and Afghanistan/Iraq war veteran, Watkins asked Trump if his new hotel in Washington would include a veterans employment program. Trump said it would, and asked her to come to the podium for a job interview.” [CNN, 3/21/16]
VIDEO: Alicia Watkins “Job Interview” With Donald Trump. [C-SPAN, 3/21/16]
Trump Campaign Gave Phony Website As Watkins’ Employer. “The Trump campaign, which handled credentials for the press conference, initially told CNNMoney that Watkins worked for “a site called Troops Media which focuses on military and veterans issues.” When told that there was no evidence of any such site on the Internet, the Trump campaign said it would look into the matter.” [CNN, 3/21/16]
Watkins Was A Homeless Air Force Veteran Who Appeared On Oprah. “In 2010, Watkins’ allowed “The Oprah Winfrey Show” to document her life as a homeless veteran.” [Huffington Post, 3/25/15]