The special counsel’s office declined to comment.
Manigault Newman recorded several conversations during her nearly one-year stint at the White House. She has already played some for the media, including a recording of chief of staff John Kelly firing her as well as one of Trump himself expressing dismay over her dismissal.
In a recording Manigault Newman released to NBC, Trump said he didn’t know she had been fired, as well as “I don’t love you leaving at all.”
Manigault Newman, who was paid as much as then-chief of staff Reince Priebus as well as additional top White House officials during 2017, wrote a tell-all book, “Unhinged: An Insider’s Account of the Trump White House.” the item went on sale Tuesday. The frenzy over the book’s contents, which have been disputed by the White House as well as several observers, has escalated in recent days.
The former White House aide claims in her book in which she spoke to investigators earlier This kind of year as well as “received a call” via the FBI. She has also said in interviews in which she heard tapes of Trump saying the n-word, which were recorded during the filming of “Apprentice” episodes.
Trump denied in which he used the racial slur. “I don’t have in which word in my vocabulary, as well as never have,” he tweeted Monday night. He also said in which “Apprentice” producer Mark Burnett called to tell him in which there were “NO TAPES” of him using the word.
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The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment.