As previously reported, Omarosa appeared on "GMA" Thursday to set the record straight about her White House exit, and to tease a possible book deal that will tell her full story.
"It has been very, very challenging being the only African-American woman in the senior staff", Manigault Newman told ABC News' "Nightline" on Thursday. Manigault denied today that she was escorted off the premises by the U.S. Secret Service.
On Wednesday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters that Omarosa had resigned.
Manigault Newman has known Trump since appearing on the first season of "The Apprentice". Manigault and the White House have asserted that she was not dismissed but instead resigned (video below).
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"Manigault-Newman also was unwilling to talk about Trump's civil rights record in the wake of his visit to the opening of a new museum in MS on Saturday and her refusal to be a public advocate for the White House as its most prominent African American woman culminated on Tuesday night in a meeting with chief of staff John Kelly and several lawyers in the White House Situation Room that the source said ended with her departure from the administration", The Guardian adds.
"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.
During her role in the Trump administration, Manigault was among the top earners of from the White House advisers, earning approximately ($179,700 a year), the highest salary from White House, according to a White House list of staff salaries.
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Her firing puts the White House in a real jam.
The former "Apprentice" contestant left the White House on Wednesday under disputed circumstances.
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday that Manigault Newman's resignation is effective January 20, one year after Trump's inauguration.
President Donald Trump offered his goodbye in a tweet writing, "Thank you Omarosa for your service! I wish you continued success".
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The Apprentice celeb had to step down from her Director of Communications position for the Office of Public Liaison.