Kellyanne Conway says she didn't object to her husband George Conway's change of heart about Trump, but was puzzled by his vocal and 'aggressive' dissent
"I just wanted the old George, the loving husband and father who did not fritter away the day in an online abyss about the same stuff over and over," she wrote.news.yahoo.com
Kellyanne Conway memoir 'Here's the Deal' coming out May 24
Former White House counselor Kellyanne Conway has a memoir out May 24: “Here’s the Deal” is billed by her publisher as a look beyond the headlines of the Trump administration and her family life, including her husband and prominent Trump detractor, George Conway.
Lincoln Project co-founder calls for criminal investigation into Trump's 'self-coup'
Lincoln Project co-founder George Conway asserted Friday that the Biden administration should open a criminal investigation into former President Donald Trump for his efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election through a "self-coup."news.yahoo.com
Bizarre Twitter bug leads to lockouts of accounts mentioning Memphis
Twitter users who used the word "Memphis" found themselves temporarily locked out of their accounts over the weekend because of a bizarre bug. Several users shared screenshots showing messages from Twitter saying their account was being limited for violating the platform's rules, after they had tweeted a message that included the word "Memphis." Reports of the bug emerged after some soccer fans noticed that posts mentioning Olympique Lyonnais player Memphis Depay were being blocked. "A number of accounts that Tweeted the word 'Memphis' were temporarily limited due to a bug," Twitter Support said on Sunday. A number of accounts that Tweeted the word “Memphis” were temporarily limited due to a bug.cbsnews.com
How a leading anti-Trump group ignored a crisis in its ranks
In this Jan. 20, 2016 file photo, John Weaver is shown on a campaign bus in Bow, N.H. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)WASHINGTON – Last June, the Lincoln Project was on a high. Of the $90 million Lincoln Project has raised, more than $50 million has gone to firms controlled by the group's leaders. Others used the money earned during their time with Lincoln Project to refinance homes, or purchase a new one. AdAt least two Lincoln Project employees were targeted last year, including an intern who was finishing law school, and a communications staffer.
RNC speech serves as farewell address for Kellyanne Conway
WASHINGTON Kellyanne Conway is making her exit. But it was also something of a farewell address as she steps away, she said, to spend more time with her family. Trump himself has weighed in last year, calling George Conway on Twitter a stone cold LOSER & husband from hell!You. Kellyanne Conway's exit comes at an inopportune time for Trump, who faces a deficit in the polls. She moved over to the Trump campaign and that August became campaign manager as Steve Bannon became campaign chairman; Bannon was indicted last week and accused of fraud.
Trump faced issues with Asian Americans even before virus
Trumps words have angered many Asian Americans and drawn condemnation from Trumps Democratic rival Joe Biden and former President Barack Obama. Trump in March also insisted that Asian Americans were amazing people and not at fault for spreading the virus. Biden at a June 27 town hall for Asian American voters slammed Trumps dangerous theories as xenophobic. The number of Asian Americans aligning themselves with the Democratic party has increased over the past 20 years while support for the GOP has trended down. For Trump, AAPI Data found nearly all major Asian American ethnic groups held an unfavorable view of the president.
No 'silver lining': Trump faces voter backlash amid crises
He later watched with dismay Trump's hard-line response to the police killing of George Floyd and the civil unrest that followed. Lund, who is white, now plans to vote a straight Democratic ticket and rejects any effort by Trump to put a silver lining on the nation's pain. "Even the most die-hard Trump supporters are exhausted.Trump is leading a nation grappling with unemployment rates not seen since the Great Depression. She said she wasn't going to support Trump before Floyds death but is now considering recruiting new Democratic voters. But back in Wisconsin, a state Trump narrowly carried four years ago, the restaurant worker Lund isn't so sure.
George Conway and other conservative Trump critics form super PAC to battle president in 2020
The mission, as outlined in a website that launched Tuesday coinciding with a New York Times opinion piece, is simple: "Defeat President Trump and Trumpism at the ballot box." In an interview, George Conway said that he encouraged the new super PAC to involve Anonymous, an unnamed Trump administration official who authored a recent book warning the public against Trump's reelection. "I think the more the merrier," George Conway told The Associated Press. The inception of the Lincoln Project is significant, but to say it represents a minority of Trump's Republican Party would be an understatement. Meanwhile, George Conway, who formally left the GOP last year, said he likely would serve in a "cheerleader" capacity for the new organization because of his limited political experience.cnbc.com