Omarosa Manigault Newman Denies She Was Fired From The White House


Reports indicate that Manigault Newman attempted to "storm the residence" of President Trump Tuesday, setting off alarms, after she was told by White House Chief of Staff John Kelly that she was being terminated less than a year into Trump's presidency.

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"[Omarosa] believes she'd be a good candidate for an undersecretary position", the report said, adding that she also is "eyeing an ambassador role with Nigeria ... due to her heritage on her father's side".

She rose to fame with her popular role as a contestant on the Trump reality series "The Apprentice".

Newman noted that she was one of some 30 assistants to the president who report to Kelly.

"People have always been unsure what she did at the White House", the former official said, adding that people inside the White House had been openly wondering "what value she brought" to the operation.

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman denied Thursday that she was sacked from her White House position, insisting instead that she left on her own terms.

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Omarosa Manigault Newman is shown during the daily press briefing in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on January 24.

"We wish her the best in future endeavors and are grateful for her service", Sanders said in a statement.

"You have to remember, there was a time when Omarosa was one of the few people who could walk right into the president's office", Williams said.

"I like to hear all of these interesting tales", she continued, "but I have to tell you they're 100% false".

Former White House director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison Omarosa Manigault.

Omarosa Manigault Newman just couldn't accept the fact that she was being fired - again.

Armstrong Williams, a conservative media personality and business owner, said he spoke to Newman on Wednesday morning and that she sounded both "torn" and "relieved". "The word is General Kelly had it and got rid of her".

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She didn't directly name the reporter, but she hinted it was American Urban Radio's April Ryan, who's also a political analyst for CNN.

Kelly, the retired Marine general who had made it his mission to tighten White House operations and streamline how Trump gets information, has told aides that he wanted to curtail the number of White House officials with ill-defined positions and responsibilities.

She was "fired" by Trump during the run, but reappeared years later on Trump's "Celebrity Apprentice". However, Priebus had barred Newman from several White House meetings.

Sources said Manigault-Newman drew Kelly's ire by going around him to communicate directly with the President.

During the 2016 presidential campaign, Newman rallied crowds ahead of Trump's appearances, traveling the country with an informal group of other "women for Trump" to make his case.

"Certainly I had more access than most, and people had problems with that and people had problems with my 14-year relationship with the president", she said.

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