More doubt is being cast on a tell-all book from former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman.
Frank Luntz, a Republican pollster, said Friday that Manigault Newman’s claim in her book that he overheard President Donald Trump use the “N-word” are “flat-out false.”
“I’m in @Omarosa’s book on page 149,” he tweeted. “She claims to have heard from someone who heard from me that I heard Trump use the N-word. Not only is this flat-out false (I’ve never heard such a thing), but Omarosa didn’t even make an effort to call or email me to verify.
“Very shoddy work.”
Luntz is not the only person to accuse Manigault Newman of inaccurate reporting in “Unhinged: An Insider’s Account of the Trump White House.”
George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, denied the book’s claim that Trump used racial slurs against him.
According to a review of the book from The Guardian, Trump referred to Conway, who is half-Filipino, as a “F—ing FLIP!” and “F—ing Goo-goo.”
Conway, who has openly criticized Trump, said that “the allegation is not credible, and indeed is ridiculous.”
“It’s absurd all around,” he said. read more