Former White House Adviser Says She Taped Inside Secret Situation Room

Donald Trump and Omarosa Manigault. Carlo Allegri Reuters  File

Donald Trump and Omarosa Manigault. Carlo Allegri Reuters File

The problem? Many senior advisors were not aware of the photoshoot, and they ultimately banned her from sharing any of the images. "I would rarely see her but heard really bad things".

Manigault-Newman, a former Apprentice contestant who inexplicably rose to become a senior adviser to the US President before her dramatic sacking past year, has been trashing Trump in the media for a week, relentlessly promoting a tell-all book about her time in his inner circle. But in a recent interview with NBC News, she claimed that she had actually personally listened to the tape after her book was finalized.

"I took it all kind of at face value", she said.

Her appearance came one day before she was set to release Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House.

"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. She originally meant to get married in Jacksonville in March 2017, but changed her plans after facing death threats.

As with many such written pacts in the political campaign world, it prohibited her from disparaging Trump, even in the distant future, unless she were to be released from that obligation. She told Sean Spicer to stop calling on me.

"The first thing he said was that the Hillary Clinton people started the birther movement; 'Omarosa, you're so naive, '" she said on MSNBC.

"But now that I know what I know about him, he was certainly going after him because of his race". McEntee, who shadowed the president during much of his first term as Trump's "body man", was hired by the campaign within hours of being escorted from the White House.

Manigault Newman worked with Trump on his reality television show, "The Apprentice". She was the highest-ranking African-American on the White House staff. The former Obama administration aide noted that Trump has "essentially mocked this ideal of a security culture". He notably blamed "both sides" for violent clashes between white supremacists and counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, a year ago and has questioned the intelligence of other prominent black figures including California Rep. Maxine Waters, basketball star LeBron James and TV journalist Don Lemon.

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Trump has also dangled the prospect of legal action against his former protege: "Wacky Omarosa already has a fully signed Non-Disclosure Agreement!" he said.

It's not clear what agreement Trump was referring to.

Whichever scenario is fact, the new tape clearly hit a nerve, because Trump responded to its release by suddenly unleashing on Manigault-Newman on Twitter.

"The law governing the taping of these conversations varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction".

"None of us have been able to identify that it would be illegal if unclassified", said Mark Zaid, a Washington attorney, who has focused on national security law.

The alleged tape figures a central role in Manigault's book, where she says that she sought to uncover the evidence of racism until she was sacked by White House chief of staff John Kelly.

Donald Trump fired Omarosa Manigault Newman from "The Apprentice" three times, but it's her fourth dismissal that's turning into a White House scandal.

Manigault-Newman also taped Trump sounding surprised on the phone after being informed of her firing at Kelly's behest.

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