White House's Omarosa Manigault jeered during panel talk


White House's Omarosa Manigault jeered during panel talk
  1. White House's Omarosa Manigault jeered during panel talk
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    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — White House official Omarosa Manigault-Newman clashed with a veteran news anchor during a panel discussion on policing in black communities held at the largest gathering of black journalists in the c…
    Education & Family

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — White House official Omarosa Manigault-Newman clashed with a veteran news anchor during a panel discussion on policing in black communities held at the largest gathering of black journalists in the country.

The director of communications for the White House Office of Public Liaison was a late addition to the Friday afternoon panel at the National Association of Black Journalists convention in New Orleans.

Her conversation with anchor Ed Gordon became testy when he attempted to question Manigault-Newman on President Donald Trump's policies around policing in communities of color. Trump recently said some police officers are too courteous to suspects when a…

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    08.21 / 12:04 sfgate.com
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    Two and a half years after it premiered off-Broadway, “Hamilton” finally reached Los Angeles last week when the touring edition of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s smash-hit musical opened Wednesday night at the Hollywood Pantages. Fans of the Tony Award-winning show about America’s Founding Fathers probabl…
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    08.21 / 09:01 sfgate.com
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