Trump has vehmently denied using the racist slur, tweeting: '.(Apprentice producer) @MarkBurnettTV called to say that there are NO TAPES of the Apprentice where I used such a awful and disgusting word as attributed by Wacky and Deranged Omarosa.
He tweeted: "I don't have that word in my vocabulary, and never have". He followed that comment up on Monday with a Twitter tirade of insults directed at Newman who he said "begged" him for a job with tears in her eyes. But before she was sacked IRL, the controversial pop culture figure walked down the aisle at Trump International Hotel in D.C.to Wednesday Pastor John Allen Newman in April 2017.
Today I spoke to Noah Bookbinder, the executive director of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, who pointed out that Trump's impulse to try to put these agreements in place is problematic from a transparency and good government perspective.
"We do not want anything compromised that might come out and be discussed in those very important meetings", Lotter said.
The tape recording appears to show Trump expressing surprise about her firing, saying "nobody even told me about it".
Trump pointed out on Twitter yesterday that Manigault Newman had signed an earlier agreement.
She used her TV appearances to hype up her story of working for Trump, fishing for the best publishing deal, the source said.
Pollster Frank Luntz said Friday that Manigault Newman's claim that he was present for confirmation that Trump used the term was "flat-out false".
On Tuesday, Mr Trump angrily denied her claim he was taped using the N-word. I've spoken with him, and he's willing to work with you.
She refused, and Kelly was forced to fire her, unnamed White House aides told Politico. Her book paints a damning picture of Trump, including her claim that he used racial slurs on the set of his reality show "The Apprentice".
"It's sad that a disgruntled former White House employee is trying to profit off these false attacks, and even worse that the media would now give her a platform, after not taking her seriously when she had only positive things to say about the president during her time in the administration".
"My first reaction to it was 'this can't be true, '" she said.
"LeBron James said it correctly when he said racism has always existed, but President Trump has emboldened the racists to come forward without any fear of punitive actions, and we have got to stop this".
Kellyanne Conway sounded off on the feud between Omarosa Manigault-Newman and President Trump, saying the former White House aide is "ungrateful" after all the opportunities Trump has given her.
Faced with a room full of reporters pushing for answers on President Donald Trump's repeated verbal attacks on people of color, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders took a note right from the Commander-in-Chief's own playbook, bashing the media instead.