- President Donald Trump escalated his attack on former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman on Tuesday by calling her a “crazed, crying lowlife” and a “dog” after she accused him of using racial slurs against black people.
- Trump flatly refused ever using slurs against black people, saying he doesn’t have that word in his vocabulary.
- Manigault Newman has produced recordings of former Trump aides seeming to confirm he went on a rant and used a racial slur many times, and that he’s embarrassed by it.
President Donald Trump escalated his attack on former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman on Tuesday by calling her a “crazed, crying lowlife” and a “dog” as his administration refutes her claims that he used racial slurs on tape.
“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 out. Good work by General Kelly for quickly firing that dog!” Trump tweeted.
On Monday, Trump flatly refused ever using slurs against black people, saying he doesn’t have that word in his vocabulary. Trump has, however, multiple times said that people were “fired like a dog,” using the dig to describe everyone from 2012 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney to former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
But Manigault Newman is trying to prove her claims by playing a recording wherein former Trump campaign spokesperson Katrina Pierson can be heard saying: “He said. No, he said it. He is embarrassed by it.” (It is not clear from the recording what the “it” is referring to.)
Manigault Newman has alleged that Trump used the slur against Kwame Jackson, a black contestant on the NBC show “The Apprentice,” which Trump hosted for over a decade. She claims to have heard a three-minute recording of Trump wherein he used the slur multiple times.
Manigault Newman has launched a media blitz with a handful of tapes claiming to capture insider conversations within Trump’s campaign and White House. One such recording, allegedly taken in the White House Situation Room, may represent a serious breach of security protocol.
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