Michael Steele Pummels Omarosa’s ‘Un-Credible’ Trump Book Claims: ‘I Am Not Buying This’


Former Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele is calling on political observers to avoid getting sucked in by the “Un-Credible” claims of Omarosa Manigault in her upcoming memoir about her time in President Donald Trump‘s White House.

Earlier today, Steele and Manigault traded blows on Twitter when the former ripped the latter as a political opportunist with zero believability.

After the Twitter spat, Steele appeared on MSNBC with Katy Tur to discuss Manigault’s new book. He said, “can we please not go down this rabbit hole” of the “woe is me, this was horrible” narrative she’s trying to sell.

“It was made very clear to us by Omarosa that those of us who were repelled by this president’s behavior, his words and actions, would bow down to him. My question to her is, are you now bowing down to him? The rest of us who have a problem with this, which you now seem to have, we were told this would be the consequence. I am not buying this. It’s about book sales. It’s about being close to the president. It wouldn’t surprise me if she and the president have worked out this reality TV production and this is all just more drama and B.S shoved in our face to distract us from the real narratives that are eating at this country on race, on economy, on health care, and everything else. I’m not playing.”

Indeed, Manigault’s recent claims about the president and his allegedly-deteriorating mental health are a far cry from the days when she said critics would inevitably submit to Trump once he became president. Political analyst Zerlina Maxwell noted this while saying so far Manigault has only really succeeded in affirming what Trump critics already knew about the president.

Watch above, via MSNBC.

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