Transcript for Trump adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman resigns
There was a high profile departure at the white house today. The resignation of omarosa. A former contestant on "The apprentice." Why is she suddenly out of the west wing? ABC's senior white house correspondent Cecilia Vega tonight. Omarosa has to go. You're fired. Reporter: It happened three times on "The apprentice." And tonight, omarosa Manigault Newman is out of a job at the white house. The official line, she resigned quote "To pursue other opportunities." But multiple sources tell ABC news Manigault Newman was fired. And in a dramatic departure fit for a reality TV star, she was escorted off the white house grounds. Polarizing to say the least. Every critic, every detractor, will have to bow down to president trump. Reporter: She was also one of the most high profile African-American staffers in the administration. A friend of the boss, who could walk into the oval office whenever she wanted. That is, until chief of staff John Kelly took over. She notoriously clasheb with fellow aides, and there was this scene at a journalism conference this summer. If you don't want to be here, don't be here. Don't disrespect -- Reporter: Many in the west wing couldn't say what she did in her role as director of communications for the office of public liaison. And she will perhaps best be remembered for her lavish wedding, and showing up to the white house wearing her dress, a party van full of wedding guests with her for an unannounced photo shoot. Cecilia Vega with us live at the white house tonight. And Cecilia, omarosa, a long-time favorite of president trump's, but chief of staff John Kelly not a fan? Reporter: He cut off her access to the oval office. And there does not seem to be much love lost among many sources in the west wing. One source described omarosa as, quote, one disaster after the next. David? Cecilia, thank you. Next, to a deadly shooting
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