WITNESS

Omarosa: Trump Is a Racist and a Bigot

Donald Trump is a “racist,” says Omarosa Manigault-Newman, the former White House staffer and former Apprentice contestant. She claims three unnamed sources told her there are tapes from the president’s NBC days that record him using the “N-word” repeatedly. In her new memoir, obtained ahead of its release by The Guardian, she says she believes the rumors, but never heard him say the word herself. She claims that she did witness Trump using other racial slurs about George Conway, the half-Filipino husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway. “Would you look at this George Conway article?” she quotes the president as saying. “F**ing FLIP! Disloyal! Fucking Goo-goo.” She writes that, during her time in the White House, she felt a “growing realization that Donald Trump was indeed a racist, a bigot, and a misogynist. My certainty about the N-word tape and his frequent uses of that word were the top of a high mountain of truly appalling things I’d experienced with him, during the last two years in particular.” The Daily Beast reported this week that the former reality-TV villain has secret recordings of Trump that she made during her time at the White House.