"Using the N-word was not just the way he talks but, more disturbing, it was how he thought of me and African Americans as a whole".
Michael Wolff's "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" rocked the West Wing when it hit shelves in January and caused Trump's inner circle to sever ties with Steve Bannon, his former chief strategist. Manigault Newman says she turned down the offer.
The White House initially declined to respond to the allegations in her book, which is scheduled to be released next week, although several advisers have privately questioned her credibility and pointed out that she was very upset at being dismissed.
The White House says the book is "riddled with lies and false accusations".
Sanders tellingly didn't claim that Trump has never said the N-word in her press statement.
"I have the outtakes to "The Apprentice" where he says every bad thing ever, every offensive, racist thing ever", Arnold told the Seattle-based radio station KIRO. "I was done with Trumpworld".
The White House response followed today's report by the Guardian website that said Manigault Newman writes in her memoir, set for an August 14 publication, that while she did not personally hear Trump use the N-word she cites three sources who described the contents of the tape.
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She also wrote that she has been investigating the existence of tapes that prove Trump used the word since late 2016.
It's also important to note that President Trump has made hush money payments to suppress stories about his alleged affairs with former Playboy model Karen McDougal and pornstar Stormy Daniels.
NPR's Rachel Martin pointed out the discrepancy to Manigault during the interview, prompting Manigault to try to tell Martin that she hadn't read the book. "It must have been something very, very sensitive", she wrote, according to the Post.
"I heard the tape", she said, adding: "Hearing it changed everything for me". They thought Trump was being Trump, off the cuff. Tom Arnold, a former contestant on the show who was once married to disgraced star Roseanne Barr, said he has Trump tapes too. Omarosa pans President Trump an unhinged "racist, misogynist and bigot".
"All we need to remember is that Trump loves the hate", she writes in the book. She describes Ivanka Trump's involvement in trying to obtain a list of names of people suspected of leaking information about the White House.
Trump asked her about her decision to go to Haiti, "Why did you choose that sh**ty country as your first foreign trip?"