Attack ads, lawsuits, insults and fights: Trump's charged history with race

A racial discrimination lawsuit and the Central Park Five case show Trump’s views on race predate his foray into politics

A new book by Omarosa Manigault-Newman, a former top adviser to Donald Trump, has raised fresh controversy with her claims that the president she served is a racist who was once recorded on tape using the “N-word”. For Trump, it is the latest chapter in a charged history with race and minorities.

Manigault-Newman, who is African American, left the White House last December and censured a lack of diversity in the Trump administration. She has also suggested she has other recordings of Trump while promoting her tell-all book, Unhinged, which is set for release on Tuesday. US media reports have not suggested anything unusual was recorded on those tapes.

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Source: theguardian
Attack ads, lawsuits, insults and fights: Trump's charged history with race