Omarosa Manigault – a former U.S. reality TV personality, ex-contestant in the first season of “The Apprentice,” and a fervent adherent of Mr. Trump’s – has resigned from the President’s White House team, as reported by The Associated Press.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Manigault’s resignation will take effect come January 20.
“Omarosa Manigault Newman resigned yesterday to pursue other opportunities. Her departure will not be effective until January 20, 2018. We wish her the best in future endeavors and are grateful for her service.” @pressec said in statement to @CNN
— AnneClaire Stapleton (@AnneClaireCNN) December 13, 2017
The 43-year-old Ohio politician works as director of communications in the Office of Public Liaison in the White House.
Manigault has built a name for herself by starring in a number of reality TV shows, more notably appearing in the first season of “The Apprentice.”
She has served as President Trump’s leading White House aide pertaining to matters related to black Americans. Back in June, she fired back at members of the Congressional Black Caucus for not wanting to meet with President Trump.