Conway is now the fifth person to attend the event last week, where masks and social distances were rare, which were known to then have positive effects. President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump, Republican Utah Senator Mike Lee, Republican North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis
and President of the University of Notre Dame the rev. John Jenkins
everything is confirmed to be positive for Covid-19.
Some senior Trump administration officials, as well as others in attendance, did not appear to be wearing masks or social distances at the White House-sponsored National Assembly event in August.
Visitors’ seats in the White House Rose Garden also did not appear within walking distance of the proposed six feet, CNN reporters observed.
Conway had also been interacting with Trump and other advisers since Saturday, according to CNN, in preparatory sessions with the President. Sunday and Monday
, people familiar with the subject told CNN.
Kellyanne Conway’s husband, George Conway, appeared to weigh the news with a punch to the President.
“I can relate,” he said tweeted
On Friday night, news broke about frustrated intelligence agents claiming that the President’s actions had put them in danger of catching a coronavirus.
Kellyanne Conway announced in August that it would do so left her post at the end of the month
, while her husband said he retired from his job for the anti-Trump Republican group The work of Lincoln
, both cite the need to focus on their family.
Her departure sharply marked her term in the White House, where she gained a reputation as one of the President’s toughest and most controversial defenders.
Conway came in defense of the President
when repeatedly used racist rhetoric
when referring to the coronavirus, and she turned the federal response
in the pandemic in order to present the administration in a positive light.
She took office in 2016 after becoming the first female campaign manager to win a presidential race, claiming during remarks on the National Democratic Convention
in August that “President Trump helped me break down an obstacle in the world of politics, by empowering me to manage his campaign for its successful completion.”
But it also faced controversy. Last year, the Office of the Special Adviser recommended it removed from federal service
, saying she had repeatedly violated the Hatch Act and erred in “underestimating the Democratic presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”
Political tension with her husband
had also spread to the public in recent years. A Washington attorney who was considered for many Justice Department positions during Trump’s tenure, George Conway quickly emerged as a prominent, outspoken critic of the president.
He has said in the past that Trump is “guilty” unsuitable for office
, called on Congress to remove Trump’s “cancer”
from the presidency and openly reported the mental health of the President
But Kellyanne Conway did it back. Last year, after her husband’s tweets challenged Trump’s mental state, she told reporters “no, I do not share these concerns.”
The President himself has taken a lighter approach. Asked about a review by George Conway last November, Trump made it clear where his faith lay.
“You mean Mr. Kellyanne Conway?” asked.
This story has been updated with more details and basic information.