Omarosa claims that Trump campaign offered to pay $15,000 a month for her silence, and oh Donald Trump is a racist, and it’s on tape.

By | 2018-08-11T08:52:43+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Categories: Front Page, News, News2|Tags: , , , , , , , |29 Comments

Paid by the Trump campaign, how does that work?

Courtesy of WaPo:

Omarosa Manigault Newman was offered a $15,000-a-month contract from President Trump’s campaign to stay silent after being fired from her job as a White House aide by Chief of Staff John F. Kelly last December, according to a forthcoming book by Manigault Newman and people familiar with the proposal.

But she refused, according to the incendiary new book, “Unhinged: An Insider Account of the Trump White House,” which also depicts Trump as unqualified, narcissistic and racist. Excerpts of the book were obtained by The Washington Post.

After she was fired, Manigault Newman wrote, she received a call from Trump campaign adviser Lara Trump, the president’s daughter-in-law, offering her a job and the monthly contract in exchange for her silence.

The proposed nondisclosure agreement allegedly said Manigault Newman could not make any comments about President Trump or his family; Vice President Pence or his family; or any comments that could damage the president. It said she would do “diversity outreach,” among other things, for the campaign, according to her account.

“The NDA attached to the email was as harsh and restrictive as any I’d seen in all my years of television,” Manigault Newman writes in the book.

Some people are suggesting that Omarosa might not be a paragon of truthfulness, and in fact, Sarah Huckabee Sanders has come out and said just that, however, this payout for silence is definitely out of the Donald Trump playbook. 

Omarosa also seemed to confirm a thing that Tom Arnold has said and that was that tapes exist of Trump saying the “N” word and other racist things:

For months while in the White House, Manigault Newman said she spent time searching for a rumored tape of Trump saying the n-word on tape as host of “The Apprentice.” She writes in the book that such a tape exists but does not provide evidence. Manigault Newman also says that other aides in the White House kept tabs on rumors of the tape.

“By that point, three sources in three separate conversations had described the contents of this tape,” she writes. “They all told me that President Trump hadn’t just dropped a single n-word bomb. He’d said it multiple times throughout the show’s taping during off-camera outtakes, particularly during the first season of the Apprentice.”

I am actually fairly convinced that these Apprentice tapes exist, though the fact that Omarosa only has second-hand information about them does not offer anything that could be labeled new “evidence.”

Omarosa, however, does offer one odd anecdote that almost seems too weird to not be true:

In early 2017, Manigault Newman says she walked Michael Cohen, then Trump’s personal lawyer, into the Oval Office for a meeting with Trump — and saw the president chewing up a piece of paper while Cohen was leaving the office. Another White House official confirmed that Manigault Newman brought Cohen into the White House and was later rebuked for it. The two remain in contact, according to people familiar with the relationship.

“I saw him put a note in his mouth. Since Trump was ever the germaphobe, I was shocked he appeared to be chewing and swallowing the paper. It must have been something very, very sensitive,” she writes in her book.

You may remember that there was a news story that Trump often ripped up his notes so that they were almost impossible for archivists to preserve, so it really would not surprise me that much if Trump occasionally chewed and swallowed a particularly scandalous bit of evidence. 

If I had to guess I would think it was a piece of paper with a warning from Putin that if he did not straighten up that the pee pee tape would be shared all across cable news before the end of the day.

Update: As it turns out this $15,000 amount seems to be the going rate for Trump people to keep their big mouths shut. 

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29 Comments

  1. Whatevs August 10, 2018 at 4:08 pm - Reply

    Well the new offer to Hope Hicks seems to support Omarosa’s claim. Witness tampering, indeed,

  2. Anonymous August 10, 2018 at 4:08 pm - Reply

    Omarosa is definitely an unreliable resource. I’ll believe it when I hear the tape. But you know who is more unreliable? The idiot who hired her. Trump is getting what he deserves with her blabbing everywhere. He knew damn well she was a troublemaker, just like him.

    • Gryphen August 10, 2018 at 4:18 pm - Reply

      Exactly!

      It is a question of which liar is most likely to lie, and in most cases, Trump is the all-time champion when it comes to lying.

    • Anonymous August 10, 2018 at 6:01 pm - Reply

      But.but,but trump only hires the best.

      I want to see if they have Omarosa back on the View to promote her book after her last appearance when she got really nasty with Joy about bowing down to trump.

      In fact,i would love for a journalist to ask her if she still thinks all trump “haters” ie anyone that disagees with him, have to bow down or else?

      • Anonymous August 10, 2018 at 11:04 pm - Reply

        seems like a good place to drop this…

        “In ‘Unhinged,’ available to the public next Tuesday, Omarosa promotes unproven reports that outtake-tapes exist of the then-future president using the n-word ‘several times’ on the set of ‘The Apprentice.’

        She writes that three people had told her they were aware of the existence of the recording.

        But on Friday afternoon she told NPR that she herself heard the racial slur on tape, and challenged a reporter who challenged her on the discrepancy to read her words more closely.”

  3. Anonymous August 10, 2018 at 4:25 pm - Reply

    Donald Trump tips off that a major bombshell is about to land

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    • Anonymous August 10, 2018 at 5:50 pm - Reply

      What would happen if people stopped taking the bait and didn’t respond to his tweets.

      He enjoys stirring the pot,ignoring him would drive him nuts.

      • viv August 10, 2018 at 7:54 pm - Reply

        The media worked so hard getting him into office and have never been held accountable for it and I’m certain they’ll do it again in 2020.

      • Anonymous August 11, 2018 at 12:23 pm - Reply

        What would happen if people actually realized Bil Palmer is not a journalist, but a nobody blogger that repeats the nonsense he has contrived from other nonsense Trump hate blogs?

  4. Anonymous August 10, 2018 at 4:32 pm - Reply

    The Most Blissfully Trump-Twitter-Free Place in America
    Welcome to the money-laundering trial of Paul Manafort, where facts still matter.

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    The Lesson of Omarosa’s New Trump Book

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  5. anon August 10, 2018 at 4:33 pm - Reply

    o/t
    anyone seen Track?
    https://www.instagram.com/p/BmSBTkhht44/?hl=en&taken-by=dakotameyer0317

    Duhkotex’s house broken into. Soounds Palinesque.

    • anon August 10, 2018 at 4:57 pm - Reply

      Sounds like it was Shawn Christy…why do we know this name?.

      • Anonymous August 11, 2018 at 8:51 am - Reply

        Shawn is the one who stalked Sarah, Bristol, and Willow

  6. Anonymous August 10, 2018 at 5:17 pm - Reply

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  8. Anonymous August 10, 2018 at 5:46 pm - Reply

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  13. puck August 10, 2018 at 9:50 pm - Reply

    the “good” donald trump?? is she nuts or really stupid??? i’m spending a week in London telling people that most of us voted for Hillary. they’ll let me back -i’m blond and blue eyed.

  14. Anonymous August 11, 2018 at 4:12 am - Reply

    $15k a month from a self called billionaire is chump change. The man has very little liquidity. I’d predict less than $20 million

  15. anon August 11, 2018 at 7:16 am - Reply

    https://www.politicususa.com/2018/08/11/trump-commemorates-charlottesville-black-unemployment.html

    “Pathological lying. … Pathological lying (also called pseudologia fantastica and mythomania) is a behavior of habitual or compulsive lying. It was first described in the medical literature in 1891 by Anton Delbrueck.”

    tinydjt tweet>’Peace to ALL Americans!
    5:26 AM – Aug 11, 2018′

    ‘I am proud to have fought for and secured the LOWEST African American and Hispanic unemployment rates in history. Now I’m pushing for prison reform to give people who have paid their debt to society a second chance. I will never stop fighting for ALL Americans!
    5:41 AM – Aug 11, 2018’

    https://www.politicususa.com/2018/08/11/in-trumps-economy-americans-wage-growth-is-being-wiped-out-by-inflation.html

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  16. Anon August 11, 2018 at 7:41 am - Reply

    So is the Peepond really dead?

  17. $BM August 11, 2018 at 8:07 am - Reply

    https://www.rawstory.com/2018/08/omarosa-accuses-trump-trying-start-race-war-says-white-house-staffers-lot-sex/

    “she said there was a lot of sex going on in the White House and smiled when Trump aide Hope Hicks was mentioned.”

    Hope dom·i·na·Hitrix!

    • Anonymous August 11, 2018 at 8:38 am - Reply

      It sounded like Hope was “dating” Cory and that other guy that got fired ( forgot his name, but I seem to recall he was married at the time).

  18. Anonymous August 11, 2018 at 10:53 am - Reply

    Just listen to how hard she stumped for Trump. Now she’s bomblasting him? WTF? This bitch needs to put the shut to the up. All those that landed that asshole in the white house needs to shut up. Our country has been in peril since he won on that fateful night and we need him out. To listen to these assholes who are now crying wolf is counterproductive. We knew from the get go that Trump was a bad candidate for the presidency. We knew before we knew that he was Don the Con. Now, Omarosa, since you stumped like a sonofabitch for him, you don’t get your day to cry about supporting this sorry excuse for a human being. Go away.

  19. anon August 12, 2018 at 7:17 am - Reply

    https://www.rawstory.com/2018/08/5-bonkers-tales-trump-revealed-omarosas-tell-book/

    Trump and his swearing in. {FUCKtheUSa}
    Talking about sex {with his daughter} in front of daughter Ivanka.
    Trump freaked out when the Apprentice lost an Emmy to “The Great Race.” {RIGHT}’‘We were robbed! They cheated us!’’ {Beat ya!}
    Trump and staffers were ecstatic when presidential opponent Hillary Clinton fell ill during the campaign. {$yphilis}
    Trump called his eldest son, Donald Trumpo Jr. a “f*ck-up.” {Diaperdonny}

    https://www.thedailybeast.com/omarosas-new-book-claims-trump-wanted-to-be-sworn-in-with-art-of-the-deal?ref=scroll

    https://www.rawstory.com/2018/08/listen-omarosa-shares-secret-recording-trump-chief-staff-john-kelly-firing-tense-white-house-face-off/

    ““I think it’s important to understand that if we make this a friendly departure, you can look at your time here in the White House as a year of service to the nation.””

  20. anonymous August 12, 2018 at 8:28 am - Reply

    https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/omarosa-trump-n-word_us_5b7032bee4b0ae32af98de02

    “CONcedes Complicity In White House Deceit
    “When he talks that way, the way he did on this tape, it confirmed that he is truly a racist,” “

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