Trump Fires Back at Former Staffer Omarosa Manigault

Donald Trump and Omarosa Manigault. Carlo Allegri Reuters  File

Manigault claimed on page 149 of her new book Unhinged, according to Fox News, that Trump 2016 campaign spokeswoman Katrina Pierson had heard from someone who knew political strategist Frank Luntz that Luntz had heard a tape of Donald Trump using the n-word.

McClain admitted he met with Manigault-Newman at the White House in December; however, he laughed at the notion that he played the tape for her, according to HuffPost: "You've got to be bullsh--ng me".

"Omarosa had Zero credibility with the Media (they didn't want interviews) when she worked in the White House", he continued.

In a tweet earlier on Monday, he said he wanted to ensure the "Fake News Media" doesn't lend her story an air of plausibility. Manigault Newman alleges in her book that Trump's campaign offered her a $15,000 per month payment in exchange for signing a binding document saying she wouldn't disclose information the President or his agents deemed confidential.

"[MGM chairman Mark Burnett] called to say that there are NO TAPES of the Apprentice where I used such a awful and disgusting word as attributed by Wacky and Deranged Omarosa", Trump said on Twitter. She begged me for a job, tears in her eyes, I said Ok.

"I can tell you it's absolutely 100 percent not true", he said, adding that he had to sign the same document when he left the White House last fall for a position with the vice president. On Monday, he said he spoke to "Apprentice" producer Mark Burnett and said no tapes exist of him using "that word". She wore that jacket to hurt Trump, setting off a controversy that he would have to fix, prolonging the conversation about the administration's insensitivity, ruining the trip itself, and trying to make sure that no one asked her to do something like that again.

"The allegation is not credible, and indeed is ridiculous, particularly in light of the timing of her departure from the White House-December 12, 2017", he said in an August 10 tweet.

"They took it upon themselves to actually document this so that they could actually expose him for the racist that he is", she said.

A source who signed a final version of the NDA told the Post that Trump required all senior White House staffers to agree to them in spring 2017 in order to curb the flood of leaks to the press.

"Just having him call me out of my name, call me a lowlife, say that I'm not intelligent, this is what he does when it comes to African-Americans", she said. He said Kelly had called her a "loser & nothing but problems", but he himself had tried to save her job - because he liked her public comments about him.

Now, aides are wondering who else might be using a recording device to capture audio from private conversations. But he noted the violation would likely be enough to deny Manigault Newman a security clearance if she ever wishes to work for the federal government in the future.

"It just tells us how chaotic and how unusual the inner circle is around Donald Trump", he said. She lied on me, telling people that I was taking money from Hillary Clinton to hurt my career. White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway said Sunday on ABC that there are "confidentiality agreements" in the West Wing.

Recently, the first lady caused an uproar by wearing a jacket with the insensitive message, "I don't care", to the US-Mexico border, to talk to young children who are separated from their parents.



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