Lynne Patton, who was then an assistant to Trump's son, Eric Trump, says on the recording that she discussed the remark with Trump. "Good work by General Kelly for quickly firing that dog".
Neither contained outwardly embarrassing language.
Mrs Newman has said in interviews that she never signed an agreement when she began working in the White House but it's unclear if she did when she joined the Trump campaign. He tweeted that he had received a call from the producer of "The Apprentice" assuring him "there are NO TAPES of the Apprentice where I used such a awful and disgusting word as attributed by Wacky and Deranged Omarosa".
On the tape, a person whom Manigault Newman identifies as Pierson is heard saying: "I'm trying to find out at least the context it was used in to help us figure out a way to spin it".
In her book "Unhinged", Ms Omarosa commented on the First Lady's decisions and conduct in the White House.
"This has nothing to do with race, and everything to do with the president calling out someone's lack of integrity", she added.
She has also claimed that she heard a recording of Trump using the "n-word", something that he denies. The official declined to specify what specific legal steps were being considered.
Upon hearing the allegations, Manigault-Newman said she was shocked and brushed them off prior to hearing the tape for herself.
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She made it up'.
All staff for all administrations, including Trump's, are bound by the laws and rules that proscribe the release of material under the rubric of national security. White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway said Sunday on ABC that there are "confidentiality agreements" in the West Wing.
After blasting Omarosa as "wacky" and "a loser" in a series of tweets Monday, POTUS tweeted Tuesday morning that his former colleague was a "crazed, crying lowlife".
It was not clear exactly what he was referring to.
Manigault Newman, a former White House aide and ex-"Apprentice" contestant, released excerpts from audio recordings she made of President Trump and Chief of Staff John Kelly in 2017.
"[MGM chairman Mark Burnett] called to say that there are NO TAPES of the Apprentice where I used such a bad and disgusting word as attributed by Wacky and Deranged Omarosa", Trump said on Twitter.
"I think most of America would be happy to ignore it but unfortunately the individuals in this room continue to create a large platform for somebody they know not to have a lot of credibility", she said. The President has brushed aside presidential norms and his advisers have touted his unconventional style as a breath of fresh air.
"The President addressed that question directly via Twitter..."
Trump brought on Manigault Newman, previously known for repeatedly being fired on NBC's "The Apprentice", as director of communications for the White House Office of Public Liaison.
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