US President Donald Trump is “disingenuous” in his efforts to help African Americans, disgraced White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman says, warning that her former boss is trying to start a race war.
“We have a lot to lose right now,” Manigault Newman told MSNBC on Sunday, referring to Trump’s push to gain support among African-American voters. “I believe he wants to start a race war in this country.”
Commonly referred to by her first name, Omarosa rose to fame through Trump’s popular reality TV show The Apprentice.
Her popularity and seemingly strong links with Trump helped her land a top job in the White House as director of communications for an office that dealt with various constituency groups.
However, somewhere along the road the relationship collapsed and the president turned on the aide. Finally, in December last year, tensions hit the boiling point and White House Chief of Staff John Kelley fired Omarosa for…