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What price loyalty? How cast-aside aides retain Trump's ear.

What's the difference between Omarosa Manigault Newman and Corey Lewandowski? Loyalty to the boss – Donald Trump – who hired and fired you.

In the case of Ms. Newman, once President Trump’s top African-American aide, her firing last December gave way to a firestorm with the publication of her tell-all book, “Unhinged: An Insider’s Account of the Trump White House.” Her most explosive, and so far unproven, charge is that a tape exists of Trump using the N-word to refer to black people. 

With Corey Lewandowski, the president’s first campaign manager, “you’re fired” was barely a speed bump along the

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