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Trump, 'Totally Cleared'? George Conway Reacts

Kellyanne Conway's husband fires off a missive

(Newser) - "Totally cleared"? That was President Trump's take on news about sentencing recommendations for his ex-attorney, Michael Cohen—but Kellyanne Conway's husband sees it his own way, reports the Huffington Post . To recap: "Totally clears the president. Thank you!" the president tweeted after federal prosecutors... More »

Eric Trump Slams George Conway's 'Utter Disrespect'

Kellyanne is a 'great person and frankly his actions are horrible,' he tweets

(Newser) - Eric Trump thinks George Conway's constant disagreement with President Trump is one of the ugliest things he's seen in politics. The Trump son—whose father's affair with Marla Maples kept tabloids busy in the early '90s—spoke out Monday at the "utter disrespect" Conway is... More »

Trump Dismisses 'Mr. Kellyanne Conway' as Publicity Seeker

President also ripped into CNN reporter's question about his acting AG, calling it 'stupid'

(Newser) - George Conway, husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, has been a force for pushback on President Trump—including defending the Robert Mueller probe , trolling Trump on Twitter , and co-writing a recent op-ed against Trump's proposal to end birthright citizenship—and Trump has mainly steered clear from commenting on... More »

Kellyanne Conway Says She Was Sexually Assaulted

Presidential counselor says 'let's not compare Harvey Weinstein and Bill Cosby' to Kavanaugh allegations

(Newser) - Kellyanne Conway's boss has taken no small amount of heat over his Supreme Court nominee, but the presidential counselor gave her perspective on Christine Blasey Ford's allegations against Brett Kavanaugh some deeper context on Sunday. "I feel very empathetic for victims of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and... More »

Kavanaugh: My Accuser Is Wrong

Kellyanne Conway says the woman should not be ignored or insulted

(Newser) - Brett Kavanaugh doubled down Monday on his denial of a sexual misconduct allegation going back to his high school days. "This is a completely false allegation," Kavanaugh said in a statement cited by CNN . "I have never done anything like what the accuser describes—to her or... More »

He Visited the Conways' Home and Found His Story

Ben Terris spends time with George, Kellyanne Conway

(Newser) - Ben Terris writes that Kellyanne Conway invited him to her sprawling $7.7 million home ("like a mini Mar-a-Lago," he notes) "because she thought it would be a good symbol for her commitment to, and the enduring strength of, the Trump presidency." What emerges instead in... More »

Conway's Husband Rebuts Trump Team's 'Terrible' Logic

Idea that Mueller appointment is unconstitutional is 'meritless,' the attorney argues in essay

(Newser) - If Kellyanne Conway has to go on TV to defend her boss' argument that the Robert Mueller appointment is unconstitutional, she might well be presented with a detailed argument to the contrary from her husband. George Conway, who the Washington Post notes is a respected conservative attorney, has written a... More »

Kellyanne Conway Is Trump's No. 1 Leaker, Book Claims

Author Ronald Kessler's book is out this week

(Newser) - A new book about the Trump administration zeroes in on Kellyanne Conway as the person responsible for much of the anonymous information springing from the Oval Office. According to Ronald Kessler, author of The Trump White House: Changing the Rules of the Game, Conway is the "number one leaker"... More »

Fresh Ethics Trouble for Kellyanne Conway

Office of Special Counsel determines she twice violated Hatch Act

(Newser) - Two days ago, the New York Times was out with a piece titled "Defying the Odds, Kellyanne Conway Steps Back and Hangs On." Now, a perhaps uncomfortable step back into the spotlight. Tuesday brought word from the US Office of Special Counsel that Conway twice violated the Hatch... More »

Kellyanne Conway Has Year's Most Notable Quote

From Yale list of the top 10 for 2017

(Newser) - The use of the term "alternative facts" by Kellyanne Conway , an adviser to President Trump, tops a Yale Law School librarian's list of the most notable quotes of 2017. The statement Conway made when asked why Trump's then-press secretary Sean Spicer mischaracterized the size of inauguration crowds... More »

Kellyanne Conway Gets It Treatment on SNL

'Kellywise' the clown makes her debut

(Newser) - The Trump administration got the It treatment on Saturday Night Live, with Kellyanne Conway (Kate McKinnon) appearing in a storm gutter as Kellywise the clown, reports Entertainment Weekly . The sketch featured Alex Moffat as Anderson Cooper, asking Kellywise, "What did you do to your makeup?" McKinnon replies, "I... More »

Conway Blames Media for Trump's London Tweet Controversy

The senior adviser criticized media's 'obsession' with Twitter

(Newser) - President Trump had choice words on Twitter for London Mayor Sadiq Khan following Saturday’s London Bridge terror attack , but senior adviser Kellyanne Conway doesn’t think an apology is needed … from Trump, at least. Instead, Conway blasted the media for its "obsession" over Trump’s tweets, reports... More »

Kellyanne's Husband Passes on Justice Dept. Job

George Conway said 'this is not the right time' to leave his NY job

(Newser) - White House adviser Kellyanne Conway's husband has taken himself out of the running for a top Justice Department post, Reuters reports. George Conway announced Friday that while he was "profoundly grateful," he was no longer interested in the job leading the civil division due to family considerations.... More »

Conway Accuses Cooper of Sexism Over Viral Eye Roll

She also says it wouldn't have happened if she was a Democrat

(Newser) - Kellyanne Conway says Anderson Cooper wouldn't have rolled his eyes at her—a visual that went viral this week—if she wasn't specifically a woman who works for a Republican, per the Hollywood Reporter . Cooper had Conway on his CNN show Tuesday to respond to the firing of... More »

A New Conway Getting High-Profile Gig

Trump is set to tap Kellyanne's husband, George Conway, for DOJ job

(Newser) - Life around the Conway family dinner table is about to get a little more exciting: CNN reports that George Conway, husband of top Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway, is set to be named to a key Justice Department position by the president. George Conway would head up the civil division, which... More »

Conway Brings Up 'Spying' Microwaves, Media Pounce

Says she was talking about surveillance in general after media claw at comments

(Newser) - She may have been speaking from her home in New Jersey, but Kellyanne Conway put the focus back on NYC's Trump Tower on Sunday. In an interview with the Bergen County Record , Conway was asked about President Trump's allegations that Trump Tower was wiretapped by the Obama administration,... More »

Ethics Office to White House: Conway Needs to Be Disciplined

OGE sends letter rebuking White House

(Newser) - The Office of Government Ethics found Kellyanne Conway to be in " clear violation " of federal ethics guidelines when she plugged Ivanka Trump's fashion line, but the White House decided not to punish the top-ranking aide to President Trump. Now, the OGE has sent a letter to the... More »

Conway: Where's the Outrage Over 'Sexist' Couch Photo Joke?

Rep. Cedric Richmond's comment called 'disgusting and offensive'

(Newser) - Comments related to the photo of Kellyanne Conway kneeling on a sofa in the Oval Office drew a few laughs at the Washington Press Club Foundation's annual awards dinner Wednesday, particularly when Republican Sen. Tim Scott joked that "a whole lot worse" happened on that couch in the... More »

Kellyanne Conway: Couch Photo Caught Me Doing What I Was Asked

'I was asked to take a certain angle and was doing exactly that'

(Newser) - Kellyanne Conway says she was just trying to capture a big moment, not create one. In an interview on Lou Dobbs Tonight on Tuesday, the White House adviser says the viral photo of her kneeling on an Oval Office couch simply caught her doing what she was asked: "What... More »

America Keeps Staring at This Photo of Kellyanne

Some call it disrespectful, some don't see the big deal

(Newser) - When former President Obama was photographed with his feet propped up on the Oval Office desk, the accusations that he was "desecrating" the office were so loud that Snopes weighed in (and found near-identical shots of George W. Bush and Gerald Ford). The latest accusations of disrespect are now... More »

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