Omarosa Manigault will no longer have easy access to Donald Trump as Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly is reportedly freezing out some of the former reality show star’s aides who he considers unfit for serious meetings.
The New York Times reported on Friday that Kelly has created a “no-fly list” of aides who have previously wandered into meetings without being announced and were not invited.
Kirstjen Nielsen, Kelly’s longtime aide, is in charge of keeping order with the no-fly list, and is described by the Times as “brusque” and “no-nonsense.”
Nielsen is given the task of sending out the emails announcing internal policy and planning meetings that now contain a clipped addendum — “principals only” — and includes a stern warning that any subordinates who wander in will be immediately ejected.
The Hill reports:
Manigault has served as Trump’s chief advisor on African-American issues in the White House, and earlier this month attacked the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) for “showboating” and refusing to meet with Trump.
“Coming to the table over and over again to work through these issues is the only effective way to get where they wanted to go,” Manigault told Fox Business Network’s Charles Payne.
In 2016, Manigault said, “Every critic, every detractor, will have to bow down to President Trump. It’s everyone who’s ever doubted Donald, who ever disagreed, who ever challenged him. It is the ultimate revenge to become the most powerful man in the universe.”
She criticized former President Barack Obama for cracking a few jokes during the 2011 White House Correspondents over Trump’s birther attacks. Trump has tried for years to delegitimize our country’s first black President.
“It just kept going and going and he just kept hammering him,” Manigault said of Obama.
And now, Omarosa is frozen out from having easy access to Trump. She can’t even bow down to him while the rest of us are totally not bowing. Sad.
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