And Sanders is correct - both Manigault Newman and Trump once had a close relationship after she became a star contestant and popular villain on his hit reality TV show, "The Apprentice".
President Donald Trump speaks as he meets with state leaders about prison reform, August 9, 2018, at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. "She claims to have heard from someone who heard from me that I heard Trump use the N-word". Her book also describes him as scattered, self-absorbed, misogynistic and insecure.More news: Trump has choice words for ex-aide Omarosa
She has a new book, in which she has accusing him of displaying odd behaviors and using racially charged epithets.
Manigault Newman, 44, met Trump in 2004 when she was a candidate on the American version of The Apprentice, which he hosted. While she doesn't provide direct evidence, she cites three unnamed sources who attest to the existence of the tape.More news: Australian teacher finds prehistoric shark teeth
"It had finally sunk in that the person I'd thought I'd known so well for so long was actually a racist", she wrote, according to The Guardian.
President TrumpDonald John TrumpIvanka Trump condemns white nationalist rallies: There is no place for neo-Nazism in US Sunday shows preview: Virginia lawmakers talk Charlottesville, anniversary protests Poll: Trump disliked as strongly as Nixon before his resignation MORE's legislative director Marc Short said on ABC Sunday that the recording was "quite an affront", given that people are required to give up phones and electronic devices before entering the situation room.
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