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Omarosa grew ‘fed up’ with Trump’s handling of racial issues — and was tempted to quit after Charlottesville: report

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President Donald Trump and aide Omarosa Manigault (Screen capture)

Former reality TV star Omarosa Manigault Newman, who was fired this week from her job as a Trump White House aide, reportedly was tempted to quit the Trump administration this past summer over her frustration with President Donald Trump’s handling of neo-Nazi rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia.

An unnamed “White House official” tells BuzzFeed that Omarosa had grown increasingly “fed up” with the way Trump and his administration handle racially charged issues — and she was apparently frustrated at being the only woman of color in Trump’s White House.

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“She struggled with being an African-American senior staffer, with all the racial incidents in the White House, and I think it was starting to weigh on her,” the source explained.

Trump has a long history of making racist statements — such as his remark that Judge Gonzalo Curiel’s “Mexican” heritage prevented him from being able to fairly preside over the Trump University lawsuit — but Omarosa has nonetheless stood by him publicly until her firing this week.

BuzzFeed’s source also said that the Trump White House was a “draining” place to work because it always seemed to flail wildly from one crisis to the next.

Omarosa first became associated with President Donald Trump all the way back in 2004, when she was a contestant on his reality TV series “The Apprentice.” She again appeared on Trump’s show in 2013, when she was invited to appear on his “All-Star Celebrity Apprentice” series.

She was a major surrogate for Trump during the 2016 presidential election, and she was given a plum job as a political aide in Trump’s White House.

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WATCH: Bob Woodward grilled on HBO about Trump supporters being disconnected from reality on COVID

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bob Woodward was taken to task for failing to warn Americans that Donald Trump's public statements on coronavirus were the exact opposite of what he actually believed.

Axios reporter Jonathan Swan interviewed Woodwood on "Axios on HBO" for an episode that aired on Monday.

Swan noted Woodward recorded Trump admitting that COVID was dangerous on March 19th, but instead of immediately warning America by publishing the bombshell, he saved it for his book Rage -- which was published on September 15th.

Woodward claimed that the world already knew the facts on coronavirus by the 19th of March, but Swan pushed back and pointed out that many of Trump's supporters ignore reality and instead trust Trump -- even when his views are not backed up by science or reality.

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‘It was all a hoax’: NYT destroys Trump’s claims of business success — in second blockbuster on his taxes

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President Donald Trump's tax returns have resulted in a second bombshell story by The New York Times.

"From the back seat of a stretch limousine heading to meet the first contestants for his new TV show “The Apprentice,” Donald J. Trump bragged that he was a billionaire who had overcome financial hardship. 'I used my brain, I used my negotiating skills and I worked it all out,” he told viewers. “Now, my company is bigger than it ever was and stronger than it ever was.' It was all a hoax," the newspaper reported Monday evening.

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Trump campaign accused of ‘laundering’ 170 million — companies linked to Brad Parscale are implicated: report

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The Trump campaign may be in legal hot water after a new complaint accused the organization of money laundering.

"The Campaign Legal Center, a nonpartisan campaign finance watchdog group, filed a complaint with the Federal Elections Commission Tuesday accusing the Trump campaign of “laundering” $170 million through numerous companies, some with connections to former Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale," Forbes reported Monday.

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