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The Trump White House has certainly had its share of drama since the 45th president took office, and the past week was no exception.
An African-American former aide to President Donald Trump who spent years defending him has pivoted 180-degrees and is now accusing him of being a horrible racist … but the examples she is using don’t seem to hold much water.
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Omarosa Manigault-Newman first received attention as a contestant on “The Apprentice,” which, of course, featured then-businessman Donald Trump as its star.
After impressing Trump, Manigault-Newman — who often goes by just her first name — joined the billionaire’s campaign staff and was a strong defender of him during the presidential election.
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“I’m black, female and Donald Trump is my friend,” she wrote in The Hollywood Reporter in 2016.
“In my experiences with him, he has only been professional. I am aware of the perceptions. But he is open-minded: He does not judge people on their gender or race. He judges them on their ability to do the job,” she continued at the time, according to Fox News.
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Suddenly, the same woman is now accusing Trump of racism. Not long ago, she was let go from her White House staff position by Chief of Staff John Kelly after allegedly misusing government vehicles and other ethics violations.
Kelly, by even Manigault-Newman’s account, tried to let her go on good terms as a “friendly departure.” In what appears to be a good-will gesture, Trump’s team offered her an ongoing consulting position but made it clear that she would no longer be working in the White House.
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