Trump responds to Omarosa after she releases audio she says is of the president

Omarosa Manigault Newman, who is releasing a book about her time in the White House, left her job with the Trump administration in December 2017.
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Transcript for Trump responds to Omarosa after she releases audio she says is of the president
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Are youorried abohis ration? I fear no no man. My relationship with god me not fear anyone but him.

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