Omarosa: Trump calls Education chief 'Ditzy' DeVos
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpGeraldo Rivera on Trump sowing election result doubts: 'Enough is enough now' Murkowski: Trump should concede White House race Scott Atlas resigns as coronavirus adviser to Trump MORE has a not-so-endearing nickname for Betsy DeVosElizabeth (Betsy) Dee DeVosAnti-bullying scholarship program offers 'Hope' for students — and school choice National reading, math tests postponed to 2022 amid coronavirus surge Women set to take key roles in Biden administration MORE, according to Omarosa Manigault NewmanOmarosa Onee Manigault NewmanTrump administration sought to sue Omarosa after she announced tell-all book: report Juan Williams: Too many men of color got conned by Trump White House aide Ja'Ron Smith leaves post MORE, calling his Education secretary “Ditzy DeVos.”

The “Ditzy” title, former White House aide Manigault Newman writes in her just-released book, “Unhinged,” would be used by Trump “behind her back.”

Manigault Newman rips DeVos in the explosive tell-all, writing, “There is no way she should be secretary of education” and that “the depth and breadth of her ignorance is a travesty for the children.”

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And, the former “Apprentice” contestant claims, Trump vowed to “get rid” of the Department of Education head when Manigault Newman described to him being stranded at a hotel last year after DeVos was “loudly booed” during a visit to Bethune-Cookman University and subsequently skipped town earlier than scheduled.

“Once I returned and told DJT about what had happened, he shook his head in disgust,” Manigault Newman writes. “[Trump] said, 'She is Ditzy DeVos, what do you expect? In a very short period of time, I will get rid of her. Believe me, believe me.'”

Manigault Newman herself points out though, more than a year later, DeVos is “still serving.”

“This disgraced former White House employee is peddling lies for profit,” Department of Education press secretary Liz Hill told ITK in a Wednesday statement about Newman’s just-released book, “Unhinged.”

“The book is a joke,” Hill added, “as are the false claims she’s making about Secretary DeVos.”

Trump — who’s known for crafting nicknames for his adversaries, including calling Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBiden budget pick sparks battle with GOP Senate Katko fends off Democratic opponent in New York race Harris County GOP chairman who made racist Facebook post resigns MORE “Crooked Hillary” and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “Rocket Man" — also had a moniker for Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsTime to bring federal employees home for every holiday Alabama zeroes in on Richard Shelby's future Tuberville incorrectly says Gore was president-elect in 2000 MORE, Manigault Newman says.

The commander in chief called Sessions “Benjamin Button” when the attorney general wasn’t around, Newman writes. The 1922 F. Scott Fitzgerald story, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” centers around a baby who’s born looking and acting like an elderly man before aging in reverse back to infancy.

A Department of Justice spokesman declined to comment.

“Unhinged” has been blasted by critics who question Manigault Newman’s credibility, and the White House has slammed the book, saying it’s “riddled with lies and false accusations.”

In the wake of the book’s Tuesday publication, Trump has developed yet another nickname, dubbing Manigault Newman “Wacky Omarosa” in multiple tweets.

Trump escalated his attacks on Tuesday morning, calling the former “Apprentice” contestant a “lowlife” and a “dog.”

—Updated Wednesday at 10:28 a.m.