Omarosa Manigault Newman has a stash of video, emails, textual content messages and different documentation supporting the claims in her tell-all ebook about her time within the Trump White Home, an individual with direct data of the data informed The Related Press Friday.
Manigault Newman has made clear that she plans to proceed selectively releasing the items of proof if President Donald Trump and his associates proceed to assault her credibility and problem the claims in her ebook, “Unhinged.” She’s already dribbled out audio recordings of conversations, and video clips, texts or electronic mail may observe, in response to the one that described what Manigault Newman has known as a multimedia “treasure trove.” The particular person was not licensed to debate the problem publicly and requested for anonymity.
“I can’t be silenced. I can’t be intimidated. I’m not going to be bullied by Donald Trump,” the previous Trump aide informed The Related Press this week as she appeared to dismiss a risk from Trump’s marketing campaign. She spoke to the AP hours after Trump’s marketing campaign introduced it was submitting an arbitration motion in opposition to her alleging she’d violated a signed settlement with the marketing campaign that prohibits her from disclosing confidential data.
She informed PBS in a separate interview this week: “I’ve a big quantity, the truth is, a treasure trove, of multimedia backup for every thing that’s not solely in “Unhinged,” however every thing that I assert about Donald Trump.”
Manigault Newman claims Trump officers provided her a job on the marketing campaign as a method of silencing her, after she was fired from the White Home. She’s accused Trump of being racist and affected by a psychological decline.
The White Home has countered by branding Manigault Newman as a disgruntled former staffer with credibility points who’s now making an attempt to revenue from a ebook primarily based on false assaults in opposition to a person she has known as a mentor and has admired for greater than a decade.
Trump has additionally lashed out at Manigault Newman, calling her a “lowlife,” ″wacky and deranged” and a “canine.”
Simon & Schuster this week additionally dismissed threatened authorized motion from Trump’s marketing campaign. A marketing campaign lawyer informed Simon & Schuster in a letter that “Unhinged” violated Manigault Newman’s confidentiality settlement, however the writer responded that it was performing “properly inside” its rights.
“Unhinged” has spent the previous few days at No. 2 on Amazon.com’s best-seller listing, trailing solely Rachel Hollis’ life-style ebook “Woman, Wash Your Face.”
Manigault Newman was director of communications for a White Home workplace that networks with varied constituency teams till she was fired final December by chief of workers John Kelly, citing “important integrity points.” Earlier than becoming a member of the administration, Manigault Newman dealt with African-American outreach for Trump’s presidential marketing campaign. She has identified Trump since 2003, when she turned a contestant on Trump’s TV present, “The Apprentice.”
She has already launched a number of secret audio recordings, together with of the assembly through which she was fired by Kelly.
In one other recording, Trump’s daughter-in-law, Lara Trump, is heard providing Manigault Newman $15,000 a month – after she was fired from the White Home – for a marketing campaign job requiring her to be “optimistic.” Lara Trump is a senior adviser on Trump’s re-election marketing campaign.
Manigault Newman additionally alleges that tape exists of Trump utilizing a racial slur whereas engaged on “The Apprentice.” Trump has denied this, saying on Twitter that “I don’t have that phrase in my vocabulary, and by no means have. She made it up.”