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DOJ Sues Omarosa, Who Blames White House

Her lawyer says unjust lawsuit is retaliation

(Newser) - The Justice Department wants $50,000 from Omarosa Manigault Newman as penalty for failing to file a financial disclosure report following her White House tenure. The former assistant to the president and director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison, now a staunch Trump critic, didn't file the... More »

Omarosa Releases Latest Secret Recording

It features Lara Trump; Trump's daughter-in-law says she feels betrayed

(Newser) - Omarosa Manigault Newman on Thursday released another secret audio recording that she says proves President Trump wanted to silence her after firing her from the White House. In the recording played on MSNBC, Trump's daughter-in-law Lara Trump offers Manigault Newman a job earning $15,000 a month, the AP... More »

Omarosa: Trump Should Worry About Being Exposed as 'Racist'

Meanwhile, White House won't 'guarantee' n-word tape doesn't exist

(Newser) - President Trump insists that the "terrible and disgusting" n-word is simply not in his vocabulary —but White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says she "can't guarantee" that recordings of him saying it will not emerge. "I can tell you that the president addressed this... More »

Trump Takes Legal Action Against Omarosa

Campaign accuses her of violating a non-disclosure agreement

(Newser) - Omarosa Manigault Newman is now facing a potentially hefty financial loss because of her disparaging remarks about President Trump. The president's campaign organization on Tuesday filed an arbitration action against the former White House employee, accusing her of violating a nondisclosure agreement she signed when joining the 2016 campaign,... More »

Trump Calls Omarosa a 'Dog'

Praises John Kelly for firing the 'lowlife'

(Newser) - Omarosa Manigault Newman's book on life at the White House is officially out on Tuesday, and President Trump already has a preemptive strike: "When you give a crazed, crying lowlife a break, and give her a job at the White House, I guess it just didn’t work... More »

Trump: I Never Used 'Terrible, Disgusting' Word

He says rumored 'Apprentice' n-word tapes don't exist

(Newser) - The long-rumored "Trump Tapes," alleged Apprentice outtakes in which the host uses the n-word, are in the news again—and President Trump is insisting that they don't exist. Trump tweeted Monday night that Apprentice executive producer Mark Burnett had called him "to say that there are... More »

So How Did Omarosa Make Her Secret Recordings?

One reporter suggests she used a pen, as White House explores ways to stop more tapes

(Newser) - First she released a recording of White House chief of staff John Kelly firing her. Then she released a recording of President Trump from the next day expressing sympathy to her. Consider that sympathy officially gone: On Monday morning, Trump unloaded on Omarosa Manigault Newman in a three-part tweet:
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Omarosa Just Released a Recording of Trump

She taped the president telling her that he had no idea she'd been fired

(Newser) - Over the weekend, Omarosa Manigault Newman released a recording of White House chief of staff John Kelly firing her. That prompted a slew of criticism given that she made the recording in what is typically an uber-secure location, the White House Situation Room. The criticism, however, apparently has not fazed... More »

Omarosa Releases Tape of Firing by John Kelly

The ex-Trump aide claims she was threatened with damage to her reputation

(Newser) - The saga of Omarosa's departure from the White House and subsequent transformation into a Donald Trump critic continued Sunday as the former Apprentice contestant released what she claims is a secret recording of her being fired by chief of staff John Kelly. Per USA Today , Omarosa claimed on "... More »

Trump: Omarosa Is 'a Lowlife'

President has one word to describe ex-aide ahead of her new tell-all book

(Newser) - President Trump has one word to describe former White House staffer and fellow reality-TV star Omarosa Manigault Newman: "Lowlife." Manigault Newman claims in an upcoming book, Unhinged, that Trump used racial slurs on the set of his reality show The Apprentice. She also says she later concluded that... More »

Omarosa Makes Damning Claims Against Trump

Accuses him of using n-word during 'Apprentice' years as White House dismisses 'lies'

(Newser) - Details are spilling out from the memoir of former Trump aide Omarosa Manigault Newman before its official release next week, and the most salacious one so far alleges that Trump used the n-word multiple times during the making of The Apprentice several years ago, reports the New York Times . In... More »

Sources: Trump Recorded in Secret by Ex-Aide Omarosa

Though these supposed recordings may not contain anything other than 'anodyne' banter

(Newser) - When he was still running for president, Donald Trump promised he would bring only the "best people" into his administration, but one of those hires has now committed a "dramatic betrayal of trust," per the Daily Beast , "[abandoning] years of professed loyalty to the president and... More »

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