Ex-Apprentice star Omarosa Manigault to leave White House post

Senior White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman has resigned and will leave the White House next month according to White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. PHOTO: EPA-EFE

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - Omarosa Manigault, an aide to United States President Donald Trump and a former Apprentice contestant whose responsibilities in his administration were unclear, resigned on Tuesday (Dec 12) after nearly a year at the White House.

"Omarosa Manigault Newman resigned yesterday to pursue other opportunities," the White House said in a statement.

"Her departure will not be effective until January 20, 2018. We wish her the best in future endeavors and are grateful for her service."

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