Omarosa Manigault Newman has presented herself as a willing witness in an impeachment trial, should one come to pass.
Touting her insider knowledge of President Donald Trump and his campaign’s alleged ties to Russia, she said on Yahoo News’ podcast “Skullduggery” on Friday that she was ready, “any time, any place” to talk.
“I have the truth on my side, as well as a hundred emails and documents and other things,” she said, doubling down on her offer to meet with special counsel Robert Mueller again (Manigault Newman says that she has already spoken with the Mueller team once).
Declining to elaborate on what she knows about Trump and Russia, she explained, “I don’t want to compromise” Mueller’s investigation. She also said that she has not yet been called to testify before any congressional committees, but expressed a willingness to do that, as well.
Manigault Newman has been in the news since the release of her new book, “Unhinged: An Insider’s Account of the Trump White House,” and has promised tapes and video before — but when her latest “bombshell” video turned out to be Michael Cohen waving as he boarded Trump’s private plane, the chatter quickly faded away.
Last week it was reported that @omarosa has an extensive stash of video, emails and other forms of documentation. Here’s a video of Michael Cohen boarding Trump’s plane during the 2016 campaign. pic.twitter.com/1TJBgbidAe
— Hardball (@hardball) August 21, 2018
In addition, Manigault Newman claimed that she and Michael Cohen are still close and that she was upset to see President Trump lash out at his former attorney over his recently struck plea deal. “Why kick a man while he’s down, you know? This man is facing jail time, he has a family, he has a beautiful wife. His daughter was my intern at the White House,” she explained.
She defended Cohen’s actions as well, noting that “he would not be paying off porn stars if Donald Trump had not slept with them and had these illicit relationships with them.”
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