Ex-Trump aide calls Huckabee Sanders 'a fat slob' in interview
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Former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg called Sarah Huckabee Sanders a "fat slob" in an interview on Monday after the White House press secretary criticized earlier comments he had made during a series of unusual interviews.

"If Sarah Huckabee wants to start debasing me, she's a joke. OK, fine, yeah, she's not attractive. She's a fat slob, OK, fine," Nunberg told NY1.


"But that's irrelevant. The person she works for has a thirty percent approval rating, okay? So if she wants to start attacking me, she can do that, that's fine. But we know that's a joke," he said. 

Sanders ripped Nunberg's comments during the White House press briefing, calling them incorrect after the fired aide suggested that special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE might have something on President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump claims media 'smeared' students involved in encounter with Native American man Al Sharpton criticizes Trump’s ‘secret’ visit to MLK monument Gillibrand cites spirituality in 2020 fight against Trump’s ‘dark’ values MORE.

Nunberg earlier had told NBC News that the special counsel’s line of questioning “insinuated to me that [Trump] may have done something” wrong.

“I definitely think he doesn't know that for sure because he's incorrect,” Sanders said. “As we said many times before, there was no collusion with the Trump campaign. Anything further on what his actions are — he hasn't worked at the White House. I can't speak to him or the lack of knowledge that he clearly has.”

Nunberg told The Washington Post on Monday that he would not cooperate with a subpoena sent by Mueller, which requested his past communications with senior Trump campaign and administration officials.

In subsequent interviews, he took a cavalier approach to the idea that he might be jailed, and offered a series of insults toward people in Trump's orbit that included Sanders, Mueller, former Trump campaign manager Corey LewandowskiCorey R. LewandowskiThe Hill's Morning Report — Groundhog Day: Negotiations implode as shutdown reaches 20 days Chris Christie declines White House chief of staff role The Hill's Morning Report — Trump maintains his innocence amid mounting controversies MORE and the president himself.

"I think it would be really really funny if they wanted to arrest me because I don’t want to spend 80 hours going over emails with Steve Bannon and Roger StoneRoger Jason StoneHillicon Valley: Senate panel subpoenas Roger Stone associate | Streaming giants hit with privacy complaints in Europe | FTC reportedly discussing record fine for Facebook | PayPal offering cash advances to unpaid federal workers Senate panel subpoenas Roger Stone associate Jerome Corsi Corsi says stepson subpoenaed to testify before grand jury in Mueller investigation MORE," Nunberg told MSNBC, referring to the ousted chief strategist and a Trump campaign adviser, respectively.

Nunberg was fired from Trump's campaign team in 2015 after racist social media posts from him surfaced. 

Trump, himself, sued Nunberg for allegedly breaking a confidentiality agreement.