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Journalists Enabled Kellyanne Conway

Margaret Sullivan: “Perhaps more than any other Trump official, she has undermined the entire notion that truthful information should be expected from the White House and that public officials at the highest level should be held accountable for their words and deeds. Yet she kept being invited on the air, she continued being a key source for reporters, and she schmoozed her way through every problem.”

Kellyanne Conway Leaving The White House

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway announced Sunday evening she will leave her post at the end of the month while her husband, George Conway, said he was withdrawing from The Lincoln Project, both citing a need to focus on their family. “I will be transitioning from the White House at the end of this month. George is also making changes,” Kellyanne Conway said in a statement.

Tense TV: CNN’s Blitzer Asks Kellyanne Conway About Husband

NEW YORK (AP) — Kellyanne Conway told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer that he embarrassed himself following a tense exchange Thursday where he asked the White House counselor to respond to her husband’s criticism of President Donald Trump on television. Lawyer George Conway has frequently attacked his wife’s boss on social media. MSNBC brought him into the […]

Kellyanne Conway Violated Hatch Act

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway violated the Hatch Act on two occasions, the Office of Special Counsel informed the Trump administration Tuesday. Appearing in her official capacity, Conway endorsed and advocated against political candidates, the watchdog said, referring its findings to President Trump “for appropriate disciplinary action.”

Conway Spars With CNN Host Over Trump

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway reignited the White House’s bitter rivalry with CNN on Sunday, trading blows with host Brian Stelter over his network’s coverage of the administration.

Kellyanne Conway Has Some Kind Words For Press

Kellyanne Conway Off TV After Flynn Debacle

Kellyanne Conway, once the most visible spokesperson for the Trump White House, has been sidelined from television appearances for making statements that were at odds with the administration’s official stance, White House sources said Wednesday.

NEWS ANALYSIS

Have TV Media Had Their Fill Of Kellyanne?

Conway, the former Trump campaign manager who is regularly lampooned on Saturday Night Live, has long been a figure of fascination, in part for her deadpan defense of outlandish statements by the candidate and now president. But Conway has also been considered a master dissembler and manipulator of the media, a reputation that hit a new high on Monday, when she told MSNBC that now-former national security adviser Michael Flynn had the “full confidence” of President Donald Trump. By that evening, Flynn was gone.

‘1984’ Sales Soar Following ‘Alternative Facts’

NEW YORK (AP) — After incorrect or unprovable statements made by Republican President Donald Trump and some White House aides, one truth is undeniable: Sales of George Orwell’s “1984” are soaring. First published in 1949, Orwell’s classic dystopian tale of a society in which facts are distorted and suppressed in a cloud of “newspeak” topped […]

Kellyanne Conway To Be Trump Counselor

Donald Trump’s transition team said this morning that Conway, the president-elect’s pollster and strategist, would be the highest-ranking woman in his White House. The appointment comes after Conway turned down the role of press secretary.

Conway ‘Politely Declined’ Press Sec. Job

Kellyanne Conway said she “politely declined” an offer to be White House press secretary for Donald Trump, telling conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt that communications, particularly with a “hostile” press will be paramount in Trump’s White House.

Conway: Trump Meeting With Press ‘Excellent’

Kellyanne Conway, the campaign manager of Donald Trump’s winning presidential run, says that the off-the-record meeting today between the president-elect and top brass from ABC News, CBS News, NBC News, CNN and Fox News was “excellent” as well as “very candid and honest.”