On May 8, 1993, he noted in the recordings, “I like Howard, but I have to be crazy to be here.”But he kept coming back for more.
The interview archive resembles a live stream from the boys’ table in a seventh-grade cafeteria.
The interviews are collated and searchable in a massive new archive of conversations that also show that Trump and his third wife, now first lady Melania Trump, were more than willing to discuss intimate details of their sex life, even as the Donald tested the water for a presidential run in 1999. Trump: Well, I let her do advertising down there because I got her for the right price, Howard [referring to Melania on a New York City billboard ad]. Stern: And she's not a—she's not a pain in the ass, like Ivana? Stern and Trump also discussed Trump's various prenuptial agreements. Trump: I own 25 percent of Goodyear Tire and Rubber. There you go, there's something interesting you don't hear every day on TV.
An anonymous person earlier this month sent the audio files of 35 full and unique Trump-Stern interviews by Dropbox to the website In May 1993, he notes that even though he gave Ivana $25 million, she violated the prenup, “spitting all over” him by writing a roman à clef. You cannot overpower this problem, you know that... After putting Melania on the phone with Stern once, Trump also explained that he likes women with accents, and Stern reminded him of Ivana’s Czech accent. Stern: Well, you know what it is, the accent's cute now, but you better not get married.
Just 28 percent said the allegations made them less likely to vote for Moore and 34 percent said the allegations made no difference in their decision.