Christie: ‘What The Hell Was Somebody Like Omarosa Ever Doing In The WH?’

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Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) continued his book tour and early Trump administration bashing campaign on Wednesday evening by revealing he was never a fan of Omarosa Manigault Newman, a reality TV star and former White House adviser.

“I believe in the old adage, garbage in, garbage out,” Christie said on CNN’s “Cuomo Prime Time” on Wednesday evening. “And in the beginning, [Trump] had a group of people around him like Steve Bannon, like Rick Dearborn, like Omarosa. I mean, what the hell was somebody like Omarosa ever doing in the White House?”

“Jared Kushner, Rick Dearborn, and Steve Bannon decided that it was more important for them to have control than it was for the President to get a well-prepared transition,” he continued.

“Who among them has ever done anything impressive in governmental life?” Cuomo asked.

“None of them,” Christie said. “And that’s what I said to the President-elect at the time. And I think that’s one of the reasons they got rid of me, was because they didn’t want to have somebody who had been an executive in government, who was an executive in government at that time. Who had run two transitions of his own. Who could call BS on a lot of the stuff, and the people they were suggesting.”

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