A racial discrimination lawsuit and the Central Park Five case show Trump’s views on race predate his foray into politics
A new book by Omarosa Manigault-Newman, a former top adviser to Donald Trump, has raised fresh controversy with her claims that the president she served is a racist who was once recorded on tape using the “N-word”. For Trump, it is the latest chapter in a charged history with race and minorities.
Manigault-Newman, who is African American, left the White House last December and censured a lack of diversity in the Trump administration. She has also suggested she has other recordings of Trump while promoting her tell-all book, Unhinged, which is set for release on Tuesday. US media reports have not suggested anything unusual was recorded on those tapes.