White House slams Omarosa over her book

Manigault claims in her upcoming book that the president used the offensive "n-word", and even implies that her attempt to find a tape of his using the word led to her being fired from the White House. Luntz immediately debunked that claim.

As The Hill noted, the administration's aggressive response to Unhinged may be meant to impugn Omarosa's credibility, but it could also direct even more attention to the book, potentially creating headache for the president and for the Republican Party ahead of November midterms. "This is why people don't trust these "exposés", which is especially bad for authors who actually are good and reliable".

The former Trump administration staffer and "The Apprentice" contestant told NPR that she had heard the tape directly, calling it a major factor that changed her opinion of the president, despite the fact that her own memoir says she was only told of the recording.

Mr. Conway begged to differ.

"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", Conway wrote in a tweet. "It's absurd all around", he wrote.

Manigault Newman says she turned down the offer. She refused the offer.

According to her account, Kelly comes into the room and begins by saying, "We're going to talk to you about leaving the White House". No one even told me. "I didn't know that".

Trump asked her about her decision to go to Haiti, "Why did you choose that sh**ty country as your first foreign trip?"

None of that is true, according to the White House. Since Trump was ever the germaphobe, I was shocked he appeared to be chewing and swallowing the paper.

Manigault Newman writes in the book, according to the Guardian, that in late 2016 Trump's team held a conference call to discuss possible responses should the tape be made public.

UPDATE with White House response: Omarosa Manigault Newman claims in her new book Unhinged that her old boss Donald Trump repeatedly used the N-word during their The Apprentice days, and that a tape exists to prove it.

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement that Manigault-Newman's new book, which questions President Donald Trump's mental state, is full of "lies", Fox News reported.

The book is set for release Tuesday.

On Friday, Manigault Newman insisted that the passage supported her claim, and that an NPR interviewer who confronted her over the discrepancy had merely not read the book.

In reaction to Manigault-Newman's news, Twitter was more or less, "water is wet, sis" and side-eyed her decision to work for his administration anyway.

"By that point", Manigault Newman writes, "three sources in three separate conversations had described the contents of this tape".

Vanessa Coleman