‘Meet the Press’ Plays Tape of John Kelly Firing Omarosa Manigault Newman

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Former White House aide and reality-TV star, Omarosa Newman, released on August 12 what she claimed was a secret recording she made of chief of staff John Kelly over her firing in the White House situation room.

"Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd questioned why she recorded the conversation and Newman defended her actions, saying, "If I did not have this recording, people would still believe the false, incredible story that I was running around the White House".

Manigault claims to have made multiple recordings during her time in the White House - transcripts of which appear in her upcoming book, Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House.

She said Sunday that she had since heard it personally after the publication of the book.

In one clip, Kelly can be heard saying she would be "leaving the White House".

Manigault Newman also renewed allegations that the president had used racial slurs, calling him a "con" on Sunday.

Manigault-Newman was one of Trump's longest-serving associates, "the only person aside from his daughter who'd known and worked alongside him for more than a decade", CNN reported. Newman says she took his words as a "threat" and wanted the world to know the truth.

While the contents of the recording are not anything incriminating to the White House, the fact that she recorded a conversation within the Situation Room, is the real concern here.

"The president is frustrated that the attorney general recused himself in early March of 2017 from anything having to do with the campaign", she said.

In February, Politico reported that Manigault Newman was sacked for using a White House vehicle service as a pick-up and drop-off service.

"When Trump criticizes "all types of racism" he's using false equivalence to wink at those who peddle in the distortions of white grievance", Rather tweeted.

"In fact, there are several former employees from the White House who actually signed this agreement, who are all being paid $15,000 for their silence".

It's the sort of secret that might leave Donald Trump red-faced - were it not for his famously orange complexion.

Manigault Newman: "I don't want to negotiate".

On Friday, as excerpts from Manigault Newman's book emerged, the White House decried the author and the media for offering her their attention. GOP spokeswoman Ronna McDaniel and others also played up the national-security implications of her clandestine recording, though it's not like this administration has been diligent about security enforcement in the West Wing before. "I was complicit, and for that I regret".

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