Omarosa resigns from Trump administration
Washington: Omarosa Manigault Newman, one of Donald Trump's most prominent African American supporters, plans to leave the administration next month, the White House has said.
FBI agent removed from Russia investigation called Trump an 'idiot'White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says Manigault Newman's resignation is effective 20 January, one year since Trump's inauguration.
Manigault Newman's decision comes at the start of what's expected to be a round of departures heading into the new year.
The White House said last week that deputy national security adviser Dina Powell will leave the administration early next year.
Manigault Newman is a former contestant on Trump's reality TV show The Apprentice.
She joined the administration as director of communications for the White House Office of Public Liaison, working on outreach to various constituency groups.