America on Tuesday sued Omarosa Manigault Newman, the previous aide to President Donald Trump and actuality tv star, saying she knowingly failing to file a required public monetary disclosure report after she left the White Home.
The federal government is looking for a civil fantastic of as much as $50,000 from Omarosa, who spent 11 months as director of communications within the White Home Workplace of Public Liaison earlier than her December 2017 departure, for violating the Ethics in Authorities Act.
Representatives for Omarosa, as she is usually recognized, didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
JUST IN: Justice Division sues Omarosa over ethics accusation https://t.co/DL6e9Nf0bo pic.twitter.com/15UzTzIUH4
— The Washington Occasions (@WashTimes) June 25, 2019
Within the grievance filed with the federal courtroom in Washington, D.C., the federal government mentioned Omarosa‘s monetary disclosure report was due by Jan. 18, 2018, however that she has didn’t submit it regardless of a number of reminders from White Home ethics attorneys.
Omarosa initially shot to fame as a contestant within the first season of Trump’s actuality TV present “The Apprentice” in 2004. She was one in all Trump’s extra seen African-American supporters throughout his profitable presidential bid.
Her memoir, “Unhinged: An Insider’s Account of the Trump White Home,” was revealed final August.
DOJ recordsdata lawsuit towards Omarosa for allegedly “knowingly and willfully failing to file the required public monetary disclosure report after her employment terminated with the Govt Workplace of the President.” https://t.co/LBvDfyQrJt pic.twitter.com/WrhRMhMWOq
— Evan Rosenfeld (@Evan_Rosenfeld) June 25, 2019
Reuters contributed to this report.
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