Saturday, January 16, 2021

Many Things Inside White House made me Uncomfortable: Manigault on Her Exit

After her dramatic exit from the White House on Tuesday, Reality-TV star turned White House staffer Omarosa Manigault tried to set the record straight, alluding about the situations in the White House that made her extremely uncomfortable.

“[Chief of staff] John Kelly and I had a very straightforward discussion about concerns that I had, issues that I raised, and as a result, I resigned,” Manigault said on ABC News’ “Good Morning America.”

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There “were a lot of things that I observed during the last year that I was very unhappy with,” she said.

Manigault denied about being fired and escorted off the premises by the U.S. Secret Service. However, White House sources reported to ABC News that she was indeed fired and escorted off the White House grounds.

The agency also denied on Twitter on Wednesday that security personnel physically removed her from the complex. Manigault said that her pass was indeed deactivated in order to prohibit her access to the more classified areas.

Manigault: People had Problems with my 14-year Relationship with the President

She elaborated that she had exclusive access to the president which created a rift between her and other White House members. “People had problems with my 14-year relationship with this president.” According to reputed sources surrounding the White House, her departure was coming, and Kelly’s decision to limit access to the president was a source of tension for her. Manigault, 43, will stay on until Jan. 20, according to the White House.

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A former “The Apprentice” contestant, she served on Trump’s transition executive committee and was later hired as communications director for the Office of Public Liaison in the White House. She had worked in Vice President Al Gore’s office during Bill Clinton’s administration.

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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