Manigault-Newman expressed her relief of being removed from social media for 20 days – the first “reprieve” she’d had since she began working on Trump’s campaign back in 2015.
The former White House aide Omarosa talks Hope Hicks’ recent resignation, Jared Kushner’s security clearance as well as the immigration debate. Manigault-Newman expressed her concern for immigrants in this country, but her tune has somewhat changed since leaving the house – telling us to wait and see.
“You know, he announced major policy issues on Twitter—the transgender ban, for instance, was announced on Twitter… For someone who is in communications, like Hope [Hicks] and myself, you know, that’s not a place you want to find out at five in the morning about something that would impact so many people’s lives.”
She also stated:
“You know, the White House that I worked in, that Trump administration was—it was troubling, and it was very difficult… And my analogy of it being a plantation, meaning an ecosystem where people feel oppressed, is pretty clear. When you aren’t allowed to do the job that you were brought to do, to help be a change agent, to help be the liaison for communities that needed that assistance, that’s where that oppression comes from. And that’s what that analogy meant.”
Watch the full interview below.