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Omarosa May Have Recorded Every Conversation She Had at the White House

Omarosa May Have Recorded Every Conversation She Had at the White House

Omarosa recorded "nearly every conversation she had while working at the White House," a source told Axios. The source said she carried two devices -- a personal phone and a government-issued phone -- and often had her personal phone recording before meetings or calls. She would often put the conversations she had on her work phone on speaker, then record those with her personal phone. Earlier this month, the reality TV villain said she had a "treasure trove" of videos, emails, and text messages to back up claims she made in her new tell-all book, Unhinged, which remained at the top of The New York Times Best Sellers list for the second week. According to Vanity Fair, Donald Trump told advisors that he wants AG Jeff Sessions to have Omarosa arrested, though it’s unclear what law the president believes she broke. More here.
 

USHCC Names New President and CEO

USHCC Names New President and CEO

Admin Sets Out to Smear Marijuana

Admin Sets Out to Smear Marijuana