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Former Trump aide calls Trump a ‘f--king’ gossip

Former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg lashed out at President Trump Friday, calling the president a notorious gossip who is unable to keep secrets that do not involve him.

In an interview with Politico, Nunberg called Trump a "yenta," a Yiddish word for a woman who enjoys gossip.

"He's good at keeping secrets that involve him," Nunberg said. "On the other hand, the guy's a f--king yenta."

Other unnamed former Trump advisers and allies corroborated Nunberg's characterization to Politico.

Corey Lewandowski, the president's former campaign manager during the Republican primary, dismissed the trait as a positive character aspect.

"He's a people person," Lewandowski told Politico. "He relays information because he wants to solicit as much feedback as possible. I don't see that as a negative. I see that as a positive."

Nunberg, however, has a personal record regarding loose statements.

The former Trump campaign aide made headlines earlier this year with a public spat over a subpoena he received from Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia.

After several rapid-fire media appearances, Nunberg caved on his threat to ignore a subpoena from Mueller's office, declaring instead that he would likely cooperate with the special counsel's office.

During one appearance, Nunberg suggested that Trump "may have done something during the election" that would spark charges from Mueller's office, but would not explain further and acknowledged that he was not certain about his comments.