In Washington, D.C., and progressive East Coast enclaves, Trump administration officials have been driven out of restaurants by liberal hecklers, confronted by protesters outside their homes and even forced to travel with Secret Service protection. But when White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was announced as the keynote speaker at the Lincoln Dinner in Lexington, Ky., in August, the event sold out in under two hours.Story Continued Below And when counselor Kellyanne Conway traveled to Spokane, Wash., that same month to headline the annual Pink Flamingo Barbecue for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, a crowd of more than 1,000 people paid $50 a head to hear her speak. Unwelcome in swaths of the nation’s capital, some of the most controversial White House officials have become the hottest “gets” ahead of the midterm elections — thanks in part, allies of President Donald Trump say, to a damning disconnect between liberal elites and the regular people who … [Read more...] about Kellyanne Conway, Sarah Sanders and Ivanka Trump are a hit on the campaign trail
SHE is Donald Trump's chief adviser, the woman credited with helping the reality star turn politician and US President. But Kellyanne Conway has made headlines herself - tied up in controversies around "alternative facts" and massacres that never happened. So who exactly is the strategist that helped the most divisive man become the leader of the free world?Who is Kellyanne Conway? Kellyanne Conway has come to worldwide attention after becoming Donald Trump's campaign manager in the race to the Oval Office in 2016, successfully working to see him inaugurated as the US President. Born in 1967, the strategist first worked in polling, founding her own company before becoming involved as a political commentator. She first began working in the 2016 Presidential election when she endorsed Ted Cruz. After Cruz suspended his nomination, Conway was hired as a senior adviser for Donald Trump Did she promote Ivanka Trump's clothing? Conway was criticised after urging Americans to buy items … [Read more...] about Who is Kellyanne Conway, did she promote Ivanka Trump’s clothing and what is the Bowling Green Massacre?
The Senate Judiciary Committee will proceed with a vote on Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination Friday morning after a highly-charged day of testimony from Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford who accuses him of sexually assaulting her in high school. Kavanaugh has denied all allegations. Kellyanne Conway, a counselor to President Trump, told "CBS This Morning" Friday that she found Ford's testimony "compelling" and "very sympathetic." She added that it seems Ford, who alleges Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed, groped her over her clothes and attempted to take them off at a house party in 1982, "absolutely was wronged by somebody" but that person was not Kavanaugh. "Boofed," "Devil's Triangle," "FFFFFFourth of July": How Brett Kavanaugh explained his yearbook jokes "He wasn't there. I have said from the beginning, it may turn out that they're both right, that she was sexually assaulted but that he had nothing to do with it. And I think America saw that yesterday. I don't … [Read more...] about Kellyanne Conway: Christine Blasey Ford “absolutely was wronged” but not by Kavanaugh
In a call to the White House's supporters and donors Monday, presidential advisor Kellyanne Conway defended Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh, comparing the allegations of sexual misconduct against him to those of "elite media figures."Conway, who is originally from the Atco section of Waterford Township, Camden County, first said last week that Kavanaugh's accusers should be heard. Monday, however, the Washington Post's Josh Dawsey reported that Conway defended Kavanaugh's nomination, saying the allegations by Yale University professor Christine Blasey Ford and former Yale classmate Deborah Ramirez were not proven. She went on to say that the allegations against media figures such as Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, former CBS CEO Les Moonves, and former "Today Show" anchor Matt Lauer were worse and have been proven. Conway came at the issue from a different angle when appearing on "CBS This Morning," saying on Monday that the allegations are different because … [Read more...] about Kellyanne Conway defends Brett Kavanaugh as better than Harvey Weinstein, Les Moonves
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is defending President Trump's nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court as Judge Brett Kavanaugh faces allegations of sexual misconduct from over 30 years ago. Conway, speaking on "CBS This Morning" Monday, said the allegations against Kavanaugh are "starting to feel like a vast left-wing conspiracy." "I know there's pent-up demand for women to get their day, women who have been sexually harassed and sexually assaulted, and I personally am very aggrieved for all of them, but we cannot put decades of pent-up demand for women to feel whole on one man's shoulders. What exactly is the standard for ruining one man's life based on decades of allegations that have nothing to do with him?" said Conway. She added, "I just don't think one man's shoulders should bear decades of the MeToo movement." Conway's comments come after another woman has come forward with accusations against the president's pick to fill the vacancy on the high court. According to The … [Read more...] about Kellyanne Conway says Brett Kavanaugh allegations feel like “a vast left-wing conspiracy”