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Trump’s Attacks on Omarosa Are Getting Even More Vicious

In recent days, the president has used disparaging and racially charged language to go after his former aide.
Source: Carlo Allegri / Reuters

Much about the Trump administration has been unpredictable, surprising, even shocking. The president’s falling-out with Omarosa Manigault-Newman is not one of those things.

On Tuesday morning, the day Manigault-Newman’s new book was published, Donald Trump escalated his attacks on her, using the most vicious and dehumanizing language yet:

Over the weekend, he’d debuted the “lowlife” insult, and on Monday called her “not smart,” lazy, and nasty.

The acrimonious end to their relationshipwas predictable to anyone with even a passing acquaintance with Manigault-Newman’s stints on . So, too, is

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