Insider Rumors: Kellyanne Conway Under Consideration For WH Communications Director
Anthony Scaramucci is out as White House Communications Director at the request of Chief of Staff Kelly. Rumblings from within the White House say Kellyanne Conway is being considered for Communications Director.
Daily Caller reports:
There is chatter within the White House that Kellyanne Conway is being looked at as the next communications director, a source within the White House told The Daily Caller.
Anthony Scaramucci was ousted Monday as communications director following a week of publicly feuding with former chief of staff Reince Priebus. Scaramucci called Priebus a “paranoid schizophrenic” in an interview President Trump viewed as inappropriate, according to White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.
In the same interview, the outgoing communications director also insulted White House chief strategist Steve Bannon in saying he “sucks his own cock.”
Conway, currently a counselor to the president, served as Trump’s campaign manager and was previously a Republican pollster. She currently is a visible face of the Trump administration through her frequent appearances on cable news and is often relied on by the White House to deliver its message to the press.
On Fox News Sunday, Conway once again shot down speculation concerning the Trump-Russia narrative, calling on the media to investigate ties between Fusion GPS and those pushing the now-debunked Trump-Russia dossier.
Christian Post wrote:
Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, said Sunday that while media was obsessed with the “ridiculous Russian collusion delusion” about the 2016 presidential election, they should have looked at the left-wing firm Fusion GPS, which is allegedly responsible for the Trump-Russia dossier, which is full of “falsities and lies.”
“Look what’s happened with this ridiculous Russian collusion delusion. You see all these journalists who built entire TV sets and lower thirds and screaming graphics and breathless coverage now slinking away this week … from Russian collusion coverage, why, because you have everybody from Jared Kushner giving his — meeting with the Senate and giving his public statement,” Conway said on “Fox News Sunday.”
Media recently reported about a 2016 meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya, who allegedly promised damaging information about Hillary Clinton.
“We were promised the next Watergate,” Conway added. “We don’t even have water polo. We don’t even have watermelon. It’s so ridiculous and the only thing I can see happening with Russia right now is this Fusion GPS matter as the Senate witnessed who said everybody should go look over there and what’s happened. Somebody being paid by the Russians to compile a damaging dossier on Donald Trump, again, filled with falsities and lies.”