Diamond and Silk say under oath they weren't paid by Trump campaign; FEC filings say otherwise The conservative social media personalities known as Diamond and Silk claimed under oath at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday that they were never paid for their consulting work by President Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. Federal campaign finance filings show otherwise. "We have never been paid by the Trump campaign," Lynette Hardaway, who goes by Diamond, told Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas). Filings with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) show that the campaign paid the duo $1,275 on November 22, 2016 for "field consulting Would it be wrong to charge them with a crime? Would/Should the Great Douche Pardon the pair or just one? If so convicted.