Kellyanne Conway

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Kellyanne Conway
Senior Counselor to the President
In office
January 20, 2017 – August 31, 2020
Serving with Steve Bannon (initially)
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byJohn Podesta (as Counselor, 2015)
Succeeded byVacant
Personal details
Kellyanne Elizabeth Fitzpatrick

(1967-01-20) January 20, 1967 (age 57)
Atco, New Jersey, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
George Conway
(m. 2001; sep. 2023)
EducationTrinity Washington University
George Washington University

Kellyanne Conway (born January 20, 1967) is an American Republican campaign manager and politician. She has appeared on CNN and Fox News. She has been a guest on shows like Good Morning America and Meet the Press.

On August 1, 2016, Conway became the campaign manager for Donald Trump.[1]

Since Trump became president, Conway has had many problems. She said that there were "alternative facts" when talking about a "Bowling Green massacre" that never happened. She said that Michael Flynn had the full confidence of the president hours before he was fired. Members of Congress from both parties asked for an investigation of ethics violations after she publicly endorsed the president's daughter, Ivanka Trump's commercial products.[2] In June 2019, the US Office of Special Counsel said that Conway should be fired for breaking the Hatch Act of 1939.[3]

Conway was born in Atco, New Jersey.

In October 2020, Conway tested positive for COVID-19.[4][5]

In 2001, she married George Conway. During Donald Trump's presidency, George became a prominent critic of Trump, even when his wife worked for him. In March 2023, George and Kellyanne announced that they were divorcing after 22 years of marriage.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Kellyanne Conway". Article Bio. Retrieved December 22, 2016.
  2. "Letter to OGE from Jason Chaffetz and Elijah Cummings," Archived 2017-02-09 at the Wayback Machine,, February 9, 2017. Retrieved February 10, 2017.
  3. "Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act". Washington Post.
  4. Quinn, Allison (October 2, 2020). "Kellyanne Conway Tests Positive for COVID-19". The Daily Beast. Retrieved October 2, 2020.
  5. "The Latest: Trump campaign manager tests positive for COVID". AP NEWS. 2 October 2020. Retrieved 3 October 2020.
  6. Floyd, Thomas; Terris, Ben (March 4, 2023). "Kellyanne Conway and George Conway confirm they are divorcing". The Washington Post.