Ex-Trump aide Omarosa releases recording of White House firing

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When asked on "Meet the Press" how often she made recordings during her time working for President Donald Trump, Omarosa said: "This is a White House where everybody lies. you have to have your own back".

Speaking with Jake Tapper on NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday, however, Manigault Newman, who was once the most prominent African American in the White House, claimed she had been played the recording since the book went to print.

Omarosa Onee Manigault-Newman's new tell-all "Unhinged; An Insider's Account of the Trump White House" has been described as being "riddled with lies".

Donald Trump has responded to allegations he is a "racist" and tapes exist of him repeatedly using "the N-word" by calling his accuser a "low-life".

Manigault Newman said in the book that she had not heard the recording, but Sunday she told host Chuck Todd that, after the book closed, she heard the recording. "I heard his voice as clear as you and I are sitting here", she said.

Manigault Newman was previously best known for her polarizing character on NBC's "The Apprentice" in 2004. In the interview, LeBron said that Trump was trying to create division through sports Omarosa updated his statement with a PR savviness that only a reality TV star turned politician could truly possess. Kellyanne Conway said on ABC's This Week that "the first time I ever heard Omarosa suggest those bad things about this president are in this book".

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Manigault Newman, who was in charge of Trump's black outreach, also recounts instances that made her re-think her loyalties to the President and the administration, particularly in the wake of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville in August 2017. She said she recorded the meeting, which occurred in the Situation Room, because she was feeling threatened.

Meanwhile, the GOP's official Twitter account blasted her.

Now, Manigault Newman insists that her former mentor and boss is a "racist".

Don't miss out on the latest news and information. "That's downright criminal", she claimed.

And she claimed that the Trump campaign offered her a job in exchange for signing a restrictive non-disclosure agreement to keep her from talking critically about her time with the campaign and the White House. "I felt myself being manipulated, but refused to allow that to happen".

She recounts how Trump battled to have a tanning bed installed when he moved into the White House.