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Good for her. She knew how dodgy the people she worked for are and, like any employee in such a situation, she should have recorded such conversations. She's exactly right in saying Chump supporters wouldn't believe her and they would probably scream, 'Where are the recordings? Where is the proof?' Well, here it comes. Mueller's report and further charges can't come soon enough.

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Yep. Nobody saw this coming.

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I agree with President Trump--she does seem to be a low life

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Nobody looks good here - not even Kelly, who was apparently fine with spousal abuse by former aide Rob Porter but couldn't abide Manigault's use of government cars for private purposes.

It comes down from the top: if the boss is shady, you can expect those around him will be shady as well. Zero S2G.

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The only recording she has so far is of her own firing. Fired- For doing things that show lack of integrity. Things such as making the recording that only further justifies her firing.

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The only recording she has so far is of her own firing. Fired- For doing things that show lack of integrity. Things such as making the recording that only further justifies her firing.

What does this mean?

recorded a number of conversations in the White House for her own protection.

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She's right, nobody would believe her.

Bringing a recording device into a SCIF without approval is a federal offense. No chance she didn't know that.

Lots of scum in this story, all around. Liars everywhere you look.

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How did this woman ever get on the Trump team anyway? One would think reality TV stars would have a higher sense of decency.

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She's ruthless, a gold-digger, a self-promoter and publicity-hound. Not unlike her former boss. But gawd I hope she has dozens and dozens of tapes.

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Apprentice is an awful show that brings out the best in awful people.  So this should be no surprise.

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How did this woman ever get on the Trump team anyway? One would think reality TV stars would have a higher sense of decency

I actually agree with you on the first part, on the second part, I had No idea that Hollywood had a clue about what decency meant.

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She was covering her own back because she knew she was in a den full of low-lifes. See a theme? I do! Don't trust Dump! People who have relationships with Dump keep records of their interactions with him for protection (Comey, Cohen, Omarosa). They know he can't be trusted.

I wonder how many more are out there.

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But gawd I hope she has dozens and dozens of tapes.

Probably not, after all, we are talking about Omarosa that has the credibility of a weasel.

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She was covering her own back because she knew she was in a den full of low-lifes.

Low life’s? Funny.

See a theme? I do! Don't trust Dump! People who have relationships with Dump keep records of their interactions with him for protection (Comey, Cohen, Omarosa). They know he can't be trusted. 

Omarosa doesnt have a record, if she did, she wouldn’t be getting hit from both sides for being a total fraud. The woman is desperate for getting attention and this is one way of doing it and it’s already backfiring in a huge way.

I wonder how many more are out there.

None, because if there were, we would have known about them. Liberals in their whiny and childish temper tantrums wouldn’t sit on this, NEVER!

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Probably not, after all, we are talking about Omarosa that has the credibility of a weasel.

Only a weasel would lie about the existence of tapes.

Wouldn’t you agree?

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Only a weasel would lie about the existence of tapes. 

Wouldn’t you agree?

That she is a weasel? Totally!

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That she is a weasel? Totally!

Yes. Lying about the existence of incriminating tapes is low-life behaviour. Real trash. Let’s see if she is on the level or presidential in her behaviour.

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@Bass4funk

Probably not, after all, we are talking about Omarosa that has the credibility of a weasel.

Her credibility is better than Liar in Chief. Dump has already surpassed 4000 lies since he got into office. He also afraid to question because everyone around him is afraid of him committing perjury. His own people don't trust him. That would make Dump lower than something at the bottom of a shoe! Not that is truly funny!

In 558 days, President Trump has made 4,229 false or misleading claims

https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/politics/trump-claims-database/

And his presidency has reached the half way mark yet! LOL!

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Time for another bucket of popcorn as the West Wing Sleazefest promises to provide a diverting 24/7 circus (The Fake Art of Draining the Swamp) while Trumpynomics breaks the promised bread of his benighted fans into crumbs. Omarosa, the trashy, token ethnic poster-girl for Trump"s "color-blind" and "equal opportunity" regime, is herself a denizen of the swamp, but some of the mud she's slinging is going to stick to Trump's orange tan. Meanwhile, in the bowels of the Deep State, the count-down has surely started and Trumpy's "Hill Billy Circus" will soon be taken off the air.

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Yes. Lying about the existence of incriminating tapes is low-life behaviour. Real trash. Let’s see if she is on the level or presidential in her behaviour.

Well, the President called it as he saw it, Omarosa just needs to cling to something....anything. Like to see her find work now.

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Well, the President called it as he saw it, 

No, I’m talking about when Trump told his followers to check out a sex tape that didn’t exist and then lied about doing it in a live debate.

If this woman has lied about the existence of these tapes, I think it is low-life trash on the level of the President. Real garbage.

Wouldn’t you agree?

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Her credibility is better than Liar in Chief.

Absolutely not. The President has everything Omarosa wants and that is power and she just messed that up for herself big time on every level.

Dump has already surpassed 4000 lies since he got into office.

And the media has doubled that which is astoundingly shocking!

He also afraid to question because everyone around him is afraid of him committing perjury. His own people don't trust him.

And you know this factually and personally because....

That would make Dump lower than something at the bottom of a shoe! Not that is truly funny! 

Yeah, the left think that as if they have the answers to the nations problems.

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No, I’m talking about when Trump told his followers to check out a sex tape that didn’t exist and then lied about doing it in a live debate. 

What I think is, the left is always holding on to the past way too much. Can’t undo what was done. Move on....

If this woman has lied about the existence of these tapes, I think it is low-life trash on the level of the President. Real garbage. 

Wouldn’t you agree?

Not at all. I think it’s a very different level, the President making a mistake is not the same as a failed “Apprentice Star” that is looking for one last shot at fame.

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Not at all. I think it’s a very different level, the President making a mistake is not the same as a failed “Apprentice Star” that is looking for one last shot at fame.

Bass, the expressions ‘double standards’ and ‘selective outrage’ don’t do that post justice. The words ‘hypocrisy’ and ‘inconsistency’ don’t come anywhere near it.

I’m not a very literate man and so the only thing I can come up with is ROFL.

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Probably not, after all, we are talking about Omarosa that has the credibility of a weasel.

And that is exactly the reason why Trump hired her in the first place. In fact, all of the Trump's staff are weasels.

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@bass4funk

Absolutely not. The President has everything Omarosa wants and that is power and she just messed that up for herself big time on every level.

Having power doesn't determiner if a person is a liar or not! Irrelevant. FAIL!

And the media has doubled that which is astoundingly shocking!

The story isn't talking about media but Dump and associates. He is the leader of the country if we can't trust him then who can we trust. Off-topic. FAIL!

And you know this factually and personally because....

His lawyers and FOX have been on TV for the past week trying to explain why Dump shouldn't do it. They all say that his known for hyperbole(AKA lying), so he risk be charged with perjury. Any with TV knows that. FAIL!

Yeah, the left think that as if they have the answers to the nations problems.

It is simple be honest instead a being a con man! Don't lie, he won't be charged with perjury.Off-topic FAIL!

Quote: "I only hire the best people." In 558 days, how many Dump associates have been charged with crimes or convicted of crime?

Your inability to address others claims without changing shows your lack of critical thinking or just pure dishonesty! LOL! (Birds of a feather!)

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@bass4funk

What I think is, the left is always holding on to the past way too much. Can’t undo what was done. Move on....

The president has been caught in lying now during his current presidency. His trying to avoid being investigated for a crime now. His associates are on trial or being charged now. He just tweeted a day ago! FAIL!

Seems pretty relevant to all parties except you!

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the expressions ‘double standards’ and ‘selective outrage’ don’t do that post justice. The words ‘hypocrisy’ and ‘inconsistency’ don’t come anywhere near it. 

I guess we will just have to disagree on that one.

I’m not a very literate man and so the only thing I can come up with is ROFL

I see.

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Breach of security, low life, integrity issues... But Trump hired Omarosa. He’s known her for years. So, what does that say about the Trump? I thought he was such a genius, great judge of character, that he was going to have @the best people”. Guess he failed to deliver there again.

amateurhour
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The problem with Trump is his lies are not limited to what he'd done in the past (if that were a legitimate excuse for wrongdoing, defense lawyers would have a far easier job) - he or his mouthpieces continue to lie. Look what Giuliani said yesterday:

There was no conversation about Michael Flynn. The President didn't find out that Comey believed there was until about, I think, it was February when it supposedly took place. Memo came out in May. And in between, Comey testified under oath, in no way had he been obstructed at any time," Giuliani told CNN's "State of the Union" anchor Jake Tapper. "Then all of the sudden in May he says he felt obstructed. He felt pressured by that comment, 'you should go easy on Flynn.' So we maintain the President didn't say that.

"So we maintain the President didn't say that." That's got to be the weakest defense ever, particularly as Trump has been recorded as saying that he did say that. We'll see how long this particular line of defense lasts as the blatancy of the lie is so outrageous it's humorous.

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Yep. Nobody saw this coming."

Least of all Katrina Pierson. Oh my...

Katrina Pierson responds to Omarosa's shocking claims

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_sPsdPKS6wM

"But gawd I hope she has dozens and dozens of tapes."

Even if she does, there won't be anything damaging to the president, Crazy.

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@Laguna

There was no conversation about Michael Flynn. The President didn't find out that Comey believed there was until about, I think, it was February when it supposedly took place. Memo came out in May. And in between, Comey testified under oath, in no way had he been obstructed at any time," Giuliani told CNN's "State of the Union" anchor Jake Tapper. "Then all of the sudden in May he says he felt obstructed. He felt pressured by that comment, 'you should go easy on Flynn.' So we maintain the President didn't say that.

The beauty about that interview yesterday was Giuliani Was caught lying in the interview. The interviewer aske, "Why did you say a couple of,on this ago that Dump did have a conversation with Comey about Flynn. As soon as Giulani denied saying it. Tapper showed video from a few months when he said exactly that. He was proven to be liar right to his face with his own words. Classic Right dishonesty!

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@bass4funk

But Omarosa is a known liar, there is not one person that said, she’s the virtue of honesty and integrity.

The president who selected her is known even more lying globally. He has lied more than any other president in US history, and it has only been the first 558 days of his presidency.

You entire post is filled with irrelevant comments about Dems and leftist and contradiction of your previous comments. We are not talking about other presidents. We are talking about Dump. (It seems you like to bring up the past a lot. Projecting much?)

Stay on topic! Don't change the subject when you can't find any fault in other people's logic. The story is about Dump his associate and his tweets last weekend. Obviously, it is relevant because if it wasn't then Dump would not have taken the time to say something over the weekend and he will probably mention it again.

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even weasels have more credibility than president Dump.

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But weasels can’t make a roaring economy. Lol

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Well seeing as there is no person named “Dump” referenced in the article seems responses about such a person are off topic. Unless Dump is a childish reference to the name of the President of the United States, who is named Donald J. Trump.

what Omarosa did is low class, disloyal and also a felony.

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It’s always fun to see Republicans go after each other. They tend to eat their own.

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what Omarosa did is low class, disloyal and also a felony.

Omarosa already was suffering from a lack of friends, she thought getting back at the President for kicking her out will find redemption with the Media and liberals and it did for a few days and now that that’s past, she’s back to being the joke that she was in a worse position than before she moved into the White House. What a pathetic moron of a loser.

It’s always fun to see Republicans go after each other. They tend to eat their own.

But not as bad as the Democrats and their in fighting.

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what Omarosa did is low class, disloyal and also a felony.

And... Trump hired her. She was part of this administration. She is typical of this administration. She is typically Trump.

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Speaks volumes as to the quality and competence (lack thereof) of this administration.

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What a pathetic moron of a loser.

Interesting how you only apply that term to black people.

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There is no such thing as a president sharing “classified information”. He is the one who can declassify it. Anything at anytime without any process.

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There is no such thing as a president sharing “classified information”. He is the one who can declassify it. Anything at anytime without any process.

Glad that you agree that your dear leader is prone to letting the cat out of the bag.

What's the punishment for treason in the US, these days?

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There is no such thing as a president sharing “classified information”. 

There is such a thing as a president inadvertently leaking classified information through shear stupidity. Such as handling sensitive documents in ways they can be publicly photographed. Or blurting out sensitive information to people who have no privy to it. Or hiring people who should obviously be suspect of mishandling sensitive information. All of these are on Trump's shoulders; there is no pretending otherwise.

In my job as a translator, I am privy to much information others would like to keep close hand on. I get work because I do so - I often don't even tell my wife what I'm working on except for a general outline. And I'm a friggin' small-time translator in a small Japanese town. One would expect the President of the US could at least match my diligence. (Trump's problem is he puts himself first, whereas I put my clients first.)

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There is such a thing as a president inadvertently leaking classified information through shear stupidity. Such as handling sensitive documents in ways they can be publicly photographed. Or blurting out sensitive information to people who have no privy to it. Or hiring people who should obviously be suspect of mishandling sensitive information. All of these are on Trump's shoulders; there is no pretending otherwise.

True that, but again, as much to the disappointment of liberals, waiting for a smoking bomb to blow up is not going to happen. If these people or if Omarosa had something that woman can’t keep her mouth shut. She is like another Rosie, Griffin or Tom Arnold that relishes the spotlight. Omarosa already had very little credibility and the little teensy bit she had is totally vaporized now.

One would expect the President of the US could at least match my diligence. (Trump's problem is he puts himself first, whereas I put my clients first.)

Well, the President put the economy first and the needs of the people that’s his responsibility and I’m cool with that.

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Except for the working class.

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Trump only hires people who personally commit to him. He prefers people he already knows who have "proven" to be trustworthy in his mind.

We need people in govt who care about the office and the country, not 1 person. What is best for the country should always be the first question asked for any possible decision.

The job of President is that of a liar, at least since 1960. Most Presidents since then have learned to keep their mouths shut to limit the number of lies and put in enough truth to seem like honest people for a job that doesn't allow it. The head of every major country in the world has to be a great poker player/liar.

Good people are unfit for office. Just look at what happened to President Carter. The moral compromises required of a President are just too much for good people to handle.

President Trump has been caught lying so many times now that we expect anything he says to be a lie. His "personal commitment" means that everyone around him is expected to lie to cover his lies as well.

I feel sorry for the non-political people forced to be around these people daily. The secret service, White House staff and even the local restaurant workers.

Anyone political or not who has pledged/committed to Trump needs to be out. I don't doubt that he forces these previously good people to kiss a ring on his pinky while kneeling.

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Trump only hires people who personally commit to him. He prefers people he already knows who have "proven" to be trustworthy in his mind. Trump just want "yes men" & "yes women" their opinions arnt needed.

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Even if she does, there won't be anything damaging to the president, Crazy. dont sound so confident, let wait she may even release them during the mid terms. LOL

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Omorosa is a bad joke. Just like her former boss.

Trump is a moral catastrtophe. Trump supporters, moral reprobates. You might even call them

"deplorable."

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Damn, I finished my popcorn real quick. Time goes fast when you're enjoying yourself.

Love watching the creatures in the swamp splash around as they turn on each other. The scum on the top of the swamp is flying everywhere!

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Manigault Newman said Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press" that she surreptitiously recorded a number of conversations in the White House for her own protection. Parts of her conversation with Kelly were played on the air. Critics denounced the recordings as a serious breach of ethics and security.

It looks like she put noose around on her own neck instead of her own protection.

Why she tell it and boasted on national TV. I don't know whether she can be prosecuted for security breach in the White House's security room.

Omarosa has finished off her future by herself but no one else. Poor choice of method of revenge.

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Is it illegal? I’m reading it’s against the White House rules but not against the law.

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SuperLib - that is the key question.

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So if it does turn out it's not illegal, just against the rules, I wonder how Trumpians will go about attacking Omarosa, while still arguing that collusion was ok because it wasn't illegal. How will they try to justify these positions of polar opposition?

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Omarosa had something that woman can’t keep her mouth shut. She is like another Rosie, Griffin or Tom Arnold that relishes the spotlight. Omarosa already had very little credibility and the little teensy bit she had is totally vaporized now.

Wait and minute, wait a minute  – she can’t be that bad, I mean she was not only hired once, but twice (once on his reality show, once in the White House) by the President, so she has to be part of the “only the best people”, right? People like;

Mike Flynn – indicted for lying to the FBI

- Paul "The Ultimate Swamp Creature" Manafort – on trial for fraud and tax evasion

Rick Gates – copped a plea so he wouldn’t have to go to jail for 100 years

Chris Collins, a vocal Trump supporter, arrested for insider trading

Scott Pruitt - $100K in taxpayer money for private planes and first class trips, accepting apartments for $50 a night from lobbyists, ordering his staff to use sirens so he can get to a restaurant…

- Tom Price – over $1 million in taxpayer money used on chartered private planes

Rob Porter – physically attacked both his wife and girlfriend

Don Jr – met with a foreign agent to influence a US election

Now Omarosa – bringing unauthorized electronic equipment into a secure space

The best people? You bet, the best fraudsters, liars, and leeches – kind of reminds you of a cesspool, doesn’t it…

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BlacklabelAug. 13 08:54 pm JSTThere is no such thing as a president sharing “classified information”. He is the one who can declassify it. Anything at anytime without any process.

Yet Trumpytraitor whined 'I can do what I want' when he had that Russian spy in the WH and gave the Russians US troop formations - that are fighting ISIS. Treason is treason, folks.

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Does anyone know why Mr. Trump hires so many "lowlifes?"

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in this day and age you need another type of evil to combat evil

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So a person was able to record, several times, and not get noticed nor asked to stop and hand over recordings... That means the the White House security staff are clowns.

People like;

... plus the Trump. Well, keep the amateurish security in places. That increases chances something happens to that crowd. Since voters are too stupid to get rid of them, the last hope is accidents.

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She is like another Rosie, Griffin or Tom Arnold

Trump is the one who hired her.

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There is no news here. When people have a legitimate claim they go to lawyers and prosecutors to seek justice or recover damages. When it's all faked, they go to the media and make unsubstantiated claims then come out with a book.

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When it's all faked, they go to the media and make unsubstantiated claims then come out with a book.

Reminds me of that book years back, what was it called again - The Art of the Deal, that's it.

This is very newsworthy and it gets right under Trump's skin for a number of reasons. He demands loyalty so when that doesn't go his way, he goes on the offence. This often involves insulting the intelligence of his perceived detractors - especially if they are women and especially if they are black.

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mukashiyokattaToday  12:11 pm JST

Does anyone know why Mr. Trump hires so many "lowlifes?"

In the words of The Great Man himself, "*I told him to try working it out, if possible, because she only said GREAT things about me - until she got fired!"*

With Donald Trump flattery will clearly get you everywhere.

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"He's got the best people".

My personal favorite is the recording of Trump calling her after the firing saying that Kelly never told him he was going to fire her, because he NEVER would have allowed that, he loves her." I don't care for 'Felicia' (Omarosa) but once again he lied, he knew damn well they were going to fire her, and the reason she used the cars and the shopping was because Trump told her she could.

It all comes out in the wash...

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mukashiyokattaAug. 14 12:11 pm JSTDoes anyone know why Mr. Trump hires so many "lowlifes?"

He wants 'yes people' in his cabinet. Whether Omarosa is spilling all the beans in order to sell a book is yet to be determined but either way, Trump's actions of treason, kidnapping, corruption and his selfishness, vanity, immaturity should be obvious to all by now - with or without her. Stormy Daniels was paid and threatened in order to shut up yet she sang anyway and we all know that Trumpytraitor is a pathetic spankee boy. He should be ashamed to even show his face! Now let's see what more inside info Omarosa has for us, because Trump's tenure was obtained illegally and it must be halted. He is a puppet of Vladimir Putin and a lowlife.

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