Just weeks after a few of Omarosa Manigault Newman’s secret recordings from the White House were made public, a new report revealed she taped ‘nearly every conversation’ during her time as an aide to the president.
A source, who said they witnessed Manigault Newman make the tapes, told Axios she even captured a conversation that involved ‘all of the Trumps’ in one meeting.
The source told the outlet she carried two cell phones with her – a personal and government-issued device – and hid them inside a purse or pocket when she taped the conversations.
Manigault Newman was also reportedly seemed paranoid and concerned that what ‘happened to Hillary Clinton and her emails (would) happen to her.’
The reality show star ‘wouldn’t write on email or text,’ the source said, while adding that ‘many conversations happened on Facebook Messenger.’
Manigault Newman said the recordings were a form a protection and means of reference.
One of the conversations exposed last month was Manigault Newman’s firing by chief of staff John Kelly in the high-security Situation Room.
Parts of it were played on the air during an appearance on NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ to promote Manigault Newman’s new book, ‘Unhinged,’ which has seen a slump in sales.
The tell-all memoir from the controversial reality star released on August 14, and dropped more than 40 percent in sales this week.
The recording took place in the room that is a Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility. Staff are not permitted to bring in cell phones or other recording devices.
Small lockers have been positioned outside the door so aides can securely leave prohibited devices during critical meetings.
Manigault-Newman received backlash after the secret recordings were revealed, as some argued she is a threat to national security and may have broken federal law.
President Trump also slammed the former aide on Twitter August 13: ‘Wacky Omarosa, who got fired 3 times on the Apprentice, now got fired for the last time. She never made it, never will. She begged me for a job, tears in her eyes, I said Ok. People in the White House hated her. She was vicious, but not smart. I would rarely see her but heardreally bad things.
‘Nasty to people & would constantly miss meetings & work. When Gen. Kelly came on board he told me she was a loser & nothing but problems. I told him to try working it out, if possible, because she only said GREAT things about me – until she got fired!’
He wrote further: ‘While I know it’s “not presidential: to take on a lowlife like Omarosa, and while I would rather not be doing so, this is a modern day form of communication and I know the Fake News Media will be working overtime to make even Wacky Omarosa look legitimate as possible. Sorry!’