Kellyanne Conway

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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 »

Law Professors Hit Conway With Misconduct Complaint

They claim she's bringing 'shame upon the legal profession'

(Newser) - Kellyanne Conway is "acting in a way that brings shame upon the legal profession," according to a professional misconduct complaint filed against her by 15 law professors specializing in legal ethics. The professors—who hail from Duke, Yale, Georgetown, Northern Kentucky, Saint Louis, Hofstra, and elsewhere—have a... More »

Ethics Watchdog: Conway in 'Clear Violation' of Guidelines

Office of Government Ethics recommends action be taken

(Newser) - Kellyanne Conway's "free commercial" for Ivanka Trump's fashion line was a "clear violation" of federal ethics rules, according to a letter from Office of Government Ethics posted online by Democrats on the House oversight committee. Per Politico , the Feb. 13 letter recommends the White House investigate... More »

Kellyanne Conway 'Has Been Counseled' After Ivanka Plug

That was Sean Spicer's response when asked about possible ethical violation

(Newser) - Kellyanne Conway "has been counseled" after recommending that Americans "go buy Ivanka's stuff" Thursday morning, White House press secretary Sean Spicer says. Conway issued the line on Fox & Friends following President Trump's denouncement of Nordstrom after the retailer ditched Ivanka Trump's fashion line. Conway,... More »

Conway May Have Violated Ethics Rule With Ivanka Plug

'Go buy Ivanka's stuff'

(Newser) - "Go buy Ivanka's stuff." That was Kellyanne Conway's message to viewers during an interview with Fox & Friends on Thursday after Nordstrom pulled Ivanka Trump's clothing line from its stores. The problem? She might have violated federal ethics rules with the plug. Government workers aren'... More »

Conway's 'Massacre' Reference Wasn't Her Only One

'Cosmopolitan' resurrects interview

(Newser) - Kellyanne Conway took flak last week when she justified President Trump's travel ban with a reference to the "Bowling Green massacre." When critics pointed out that no such massacre ever occurred, she acknowledged that she misspoke in the MSNBC interview. But now the story is again in... More »

Conway: I Misspoke About 'Bowling Green Massacre'

At least Twitter is entertained

(Newser) - Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway caused a stir in an interview on MSNBC by justifying the president's new travel ban with a reference to "the Bowling Green massacre." As countless media outlets—including CNN , the Guardian , and the Hill —along with seemingly all of Twitter were quick... More »

Conway: Ban Is 'a Small Price to Pay'

Trump's order sees some pushback from Republicans

(Newser) - Kellyanne Conway says that a federal judge's emergency order late Saturday temporarily barring the US from deporting people from nations subject to President Trump's travel ban "really doesn't affect the executive order at all." Conway says Trump's order is about "preventing, not detaining"... More »

Pence to Marchers: 'Life Is Winning'

Kellyanne Conway promises 'new dawn for life' at March for Life

(Newser) - For the first time in the 43-year-long history of DC's annual March for Life, White House officials attended the event . Vice President Mike Pence promised the crowd Friday that "life is winning again in America," and noted that there is a "pro-life [majority]" in Congress. He... More »

How Conway Met Trump: Condo Meetings

She hopes to transition from public role to an insider one: profile

(Newser) - Tired of seeing Kellyanne Conway on TV seemingly 24 hours a day? She knows the feeling. "Have I told you how sick I am of me?" reads one of her texts to Newser founder Michael Wolff, who profiles her in the Hollywood Reporter . Conway's official title is now... More »

1984 Tops Best-Seller List

Orwell selling fast after 'alternative facts' remark

(Newser) - If George Orwell were alive today, he would probably be less than thrilled to find that his vision of a dystopian future at the top of best-seller lists. Orwell's 1984, first published in 1949, is now at No. 1 on Amazon.com's best-seller list and publisher Penguin is... More »

Kellyanne Conway 'Punched Man at Inaugural Ball'

'No one was hurt except maybe the dude she smacked'

(Newser) - Senior Donald Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway took matters into her own hands when two tuxedo-clad men started fighting at the inaugural Liberty Ball on Friday night, according to witnesses including Fox Business host Charles Gasparino. "We see a fight between two guys in tuxes and then suddenly out of... More »

Conway: No Trump Tax Returns Coming. WikiLeaks: Oh, Yeah?

Website would love to release president's tax returns for him, encourages leakers

(Newser) - Amid Kellyanne Conway's busy morning of sparring with Chuck Todd over "alternative facts," came this new tidbit about President Trump's much-discussed tax returns: "The White House response is that he’s not going to release his tax returns," she told ABC News' This Week,... More »

Chuck Todd, Conway Throw Down Over 'Alternative Facts'

'Alternative facts are not facts—they're falsehoods'

(Newser) - If the first 48 hours of the Trump administration are anything to go by, it's going to be a testy four years between the White House and the Fourth Estate. Following Saturday night's press conference in which press secretary Sean Spicer lambasted media reports about the size of... More »

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