Omarosa Manigault says 'at times it was very difficult' being only black person in the room

In a "Nightline" interview, Manigault, who is leaving her role as a senior aide at the Office of the Public Liason, talked about morning staff meetings with Trump's chief of staff Gen. John Kelly.
1:09 | 12/14/17

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Transcript for Omarosa Manigault says 'at times it was very difficult' being only black person in the room
I know what it's like to be the only black person at the table. What was that like for you to sometimes be the only minority sitting there at the table at times it was very difficult. I worked with. Thirty assistance of the president's we all cancers a general Kelley and we have our morning. Senior staff. Meetings with general Kelley thirty of us in the Roosevelt room and I would look to my lap and looked at my what my right. And the only people who were there a war folks that didn't look like Hewitt. There was a lack of diversity that I will acknowledge. And that times it was very lonely. Because. A majority of them were whiteman who had their own agendas but many of them had ever worked with. Minorities didn't know how to interact with them so at times they would say. Very little less it was policy driven decision driven our there was a presidential action. I didn't have a whole lot of conversations when many of them on the other hand there were some who became very very different and so it has been. Very very challenging being the only African American woman in the senior staff.

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