Omarosa: Trump has ‘no clue’ what’s going on in White House
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Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault NewmanOmarosa Onee Manigault NewmanTrump hurls insults at Harris, Ocasio-Cortez and other women Pelosi makes fans as Democrat who gets under Trump's skin The Memo: Impeachment's scars cut deep with Trump, say those who know him MORE said on Monday that President TrumpDonald John TrumpFederal prosecutor speaks out, says Barr 'has brought shame' on Justice Dept. Former Pence aide: White House staffers discussed Trump refusing to leave office Progressive group buys domain name of Trump's No. 1 Supreme Court pick MORE has “no clue what’s going on in the White House.” 

John KellyJohn Francis KellyMORE is running this White House and Donald Trump has no clue what’s going on,” Manigault Newman told NBC's "Today" show. 

“He’s being puppeted, and that’s very dangerous for this nation,” Manigault Newman continued.

When asked by host Savannah Guthrie if she thinks the president is mentally capable of holding the nation’s highest office, Manigault Newman answered: “No, I don’t think he’s fit."

“As we heard on the recording that you just played, he doesn’t even know what’s happening in the White House,” Manigault Newman added.

In a recording she provided to the morning show, Trump appears to have no idea the former “Apprentice” star had been dismissed by chief of staff John Kelly. 

“Omarosa what’s going on? I just saw on the news that you’re thinking about leaving? What happened?” Trump can be heard saying on the tape, which Manigault Newman said was created a day after she was terminated from her White House role in December.

“Gen. Kelly came to me and said that you guys wanted me to leave,” Manigault Newman responded.


“No … I, I, Nobody even told me about it,” Trump said.

“Wow,” Manigault Newman replied. 

“You know they run a big operation, but I didn’t know it,” Trump went on to say in the audio. "I didn’t know that. Goddamn it. I don’t love you leaving at all.”

The news arrives as the reality TV star kicks off the press tour for her new book "Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House." Manigault Newman told Guthrie the title was inspired by Trump.

In the book, Manigault Newman accuses the president of regularly using the "n-word" during tapings of his reality show "The Apprentice" and said she was offered money to keep quiet about her time at the White House.