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White House / Manigault Resignation (Part I) #1118840

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Dec 14, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The issue of diversity in the White House raised by the departure of African-American staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman††, a former "Apprentice" contestant, introduced. [White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - says she does not have diversity numbers, but we strive to be more diverse.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Abby Phillip) The statistics on African-Americans in the White House after Manigault leaves, questions about why she was back at the White House today discussed; many Omarosa photos shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Manigault's interview the ABC News shown. [MANIGAULT - says she observed a lot of things she was uncomfortable with, so she will tell her story.] [At press briefing, SANDERS - states she will not talk about Omarosa, who resigned.]

(New York: Randi Kaye) Omarosa's background as the star villain on "Apprentice" reviewed; many photos & TV excerpts shown; details given about her tangling with the Black Caucus, LaToya Jackson, Janet Dickinson, White House chief of staff Gen. John Kelly & ABC's Robin Roberts.

Cooper, Anderson;
Phillip, Abby;
Kaye, Randi

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