35 Facts About Kellyanne Conway

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Kellyanne Elizabeth Conway is an American political consultant and pollster, who served as Senior Counselor to the President in the administration of Donald Trump from 2017 to 2020.

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Kellyanne Conway's was previously Trump's campaign manager, having been appointed in August 2016; Conway is the first woman to have run a successful U S presidential campaign.

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Kellyanne Conway lived in Trump World Tower from 2001 to 2008 and conducted private polls for Trump in late 2013 when he was considering running for governor of New York.

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In June 2019, the U S Office of Special Counsel recommended that Conway be fired for "unprecedented" multiple violations of the Hatch Act of 1939.

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Kellyanne Conway's father had German, English, and Irish ancestry, while her mother is of Italian descent; John Fitzpatrick owned a small trucking company, and Diane worked at a bank.

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Kellyanne Conway's parents divorced when she was three, and she was raised by her mother, grandmother, and two unmarried aunts in Atco.

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Kellyanne Conway's graduated from St Joseph High School in 1985 as class valedictorian.

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Kellyanne Conway's earned a Juris Doctor with honors from the George Washington University Law School in 1992.

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Kellyanne Conway entered the polling business when she was in law school, working as a research assistant for Wirthlin Group, a Republican polling firm.

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Kellyanne Conway's company has consulted on consumer trends, often trends regarding women.

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11.

Kellyanne Conway worked for Representative Jack Kemp; Senator Fred Thompson; Vice President Dan Quayle; Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich; and Representative Mike Pence.

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Kellyanne Conway's worked as the senior advisor to Gingrich during his unsuccessful 2012 United States presidential election campaign.

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Kellyanne Conway has appeared as a commentator on polling and the political scene, having appeared on ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, CNN, MSNBC, NY1, and the Fox News Channel, in addition to various radio programs.

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Kellyanne Conway's received the Washington Post's "Crystal Ball" award for accurately predicting the outcome of the 2004 election.

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Kellyanne Conway has been criticized as a spin doctor of high prominence, particularly in her role as cable TV spokesperson for the Trump Administration.

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Kellyanne Conway's organization criticized Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as "extreme" and "not a conservative".

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Kellyanne Conway was expected to advise Trump on how to better appeal to female voters.

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18.

Since October 2016, Kellyanne Conway has been satirized on Saturday Night Live, in which she is portrayed by Kate McKinnon.

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Kellyanne Conway told CNN she was only tweeting what she has shared with President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence in private.

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20.

On December 1, Kellyanne Conway appeared with senior aides of the Trump campaign at Harvard Kennedy School for a forum on the 2016 presidential race; the quadrennial post-presidential election forum has been held at the School of Government since 1972.

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21.

Kellyanne Conway's phrase reminded liberal-leaning commentators of "Newspeak", an obfuscatory language style that is a key element of the society portrayed in George Orwell's dystopian novel 1984.

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22.

Vox suggested Kellyanne Conway was referring to the 2011 arrest of two Iraqi refugees in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

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Kellyanne Conway stated the next day that she meant to say "Bowling Green terrorists", both of whom had pleaded guilty to carrying out and supporting attacks on American soldiers in Iraq.

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24.

Kellyanne Conway has been accused of breaching the act on several occasions.

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25.

Public Citizen asked the Office of Governmental Ethics to investigate, saying that Kellyanne Conway's remarks reflected "an on-going careless regard of the conflicts of interest laws and regulations of some members of the Trump family and Trump Administration".

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26.

Kellyanne Conway argued that Conway violated the Hatch Act when she criticized Doug Jones, a candidate in the 2017 U S Senate special election in Alabama.

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Kellyanne Conway continued to make frequent television appearances and comment on political topics.

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At that hearing, Special Counsel Henry Kerner testified that Kellyanne Conway had been found guilty of two Hatch Act violations in 2018 and 11 in 2019.

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29.

The following day, Kellyanne Conway claimed Flynn had offered to resign, but White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Trump had asked Flynn for his resignation.

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30.

Kellyanne Conway came under widespread criticism because her comments about Flynn had been so inaccurate.

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31.

Kellyanne Conway's husband George is a critic of Trump; in December 2019 he co-founded the Lincoln Project, which campaigned against Donald Trump's re-election from a conservative perspective.

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Kellyanne defended Trump by saying that George Conway is "not a psychiatrist" and that Trump should not be expected to respond when George, "a non-medical professional accuses him of having a mental disorder".

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Kellyanne Conway's daughter Claudia is a TikTok influencer who became known in 2020, at age 15, for her anti-Trump messages.

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At age 16, Claudia Kellyanne Conway appeared as a contestant on, but was eliminated from, American Idol.

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One of the few White House staffers to have had protection from the Secret Service due to various threats, Kellyanne Conway chose "Blueberry" as her Secret Service code name because of associations with the fruit from her youth in pageants and berry picking.

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