BY The Western JournalMay 24, 2022
2 years ago

Kellyanne Conway Reveals Note Ivanka Trump Slipped Her After Dinner with Anti-Trump Husband

As former White House counselor Kellyanne Conway confronted the spectacle of her anti-Trump husband, George Conway, publicly attacking her boss and his administration, she found she was not as alone in the White House as she often felt.

Conway's memoir, "Here’s the Deal," was published on Tuesday. In an excerpt in the New York Post, she described the complications of having her husband attack former President Donald Trump when she was one of Trump's key advisers.

In the book, she said that “for the first time since George and I had gotten serious, I was looking at the possibility that the man who had always had my back might one day stab me in it.”

Conway wrote about a 2018 dinner at the home of Trump's daughter Ivanka and her husband, Jared Kushner.

"Despite the regular practice of Jared ignoring me or icing me out," she wrote, Conway hoped the invitation “could only be a positive one.”

However, George Conway said little during the dinner, she wrote, and in the aftermath of the gathering, he began firing off anti-Trump tweets with a vengeance.

An excerpt published by People described what came next.

“I DID GET some much-needed female support inside the White House, including from a colleague who happened to be the president's daughter," Conway wrote.

"Ivanka and I had a cordial relationship in the White House, though never as tight as we'd been during the 2016 campaign," she said.

"Our work didn't require daily contact, but we stepped in and stepped up together in the foxhole, sometimes as the only foxes in there. On occasion I'd come to her for big decisions regarding her father, and she'd consult with me about how to handle this or that. Ivanka offered empathy and an ear."

Conway wrote that Ivanka Trump told her, "I am in a family of Democrats. I get it," referring to some of the Kushners.

“In that moment, Ivanka was incredibly kind and supportive, reiterating that she knew how warmly her father and their entire family felt about me,” she wrote.

“A week after that conversation, and based on my stated openness to the idea, Ivanka came into my office (which was next to hers) and handed me a Post-it note. It had the names of two local doctors who specialized in couples therapy," Conway said.

"I noticed she had avoided putting that in a text or an email. I appreciated the information and her thoughtfulness and wanted to pursue it. After I showed George the names, he rejected one and said a half-hearted 'okay' to the other while looking at his phone. We never went," she wrote.

Conway said another Trump was on her side as she recalled a scene in which the president was talking by phone with first lady Melania Trump and expressing his anger at George Conway.

“Melania's calm voice piped in immediately as my mouth closed and my eyes widened. ‘Donald,’ she said, ‘this is not her fault. And she is a big girl. Strong and confident,’” another excerpt said.

“Melania wasn't done. ‘We don't control our husbands — and you don't control us!’” Conway wrote.

“Trump couldn't argue with that,” she said. “I didn't ask for any of this. I felt awkward and embarrassed that the president of the United States and the First Lady had to spend even a minute on this and yet felt relieved and protected from what was becoming an armful of harmful.”

Conway also wrote about a July 2019 confrontation with her husband, according to the Post.

"You abandoned me for Twitter and she's not even hot," she said she told her husband then.

Conway wrote that her marriage might be in jeopardy, according to People.

"George and I may not survive," she said.

This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.

Written by: The Western Journal

NATIONAL NEWS

SEE ALL

Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Case Of Woman Ticketed For Honking Horn

In a profound setback for activists championing the cause of free speech through symbolic gestures, the Supreme Court has opted to remain on the sidelines.…
18 hours ago
 • By Staff Writers

Report: Biden Admin Planted Operative In Fani Willis' Office

In what could be described as a startling revelation, sources allege that the Biden administration maneuvered to influence a prosecutorial investigation against former President Donald…
18 hours ago
 • By Staff Writers

Hunter Biden In DC Ahead Of Congressional Deposition

In a dramatic twist in Washington's political theater, Hunter Biden, the president's first son, has landed in the capital to face a Republican-led Congress eager…
18 hours ago
 • By Staff Writers

Trump Legal Team Officially Appeals Civil Fraud Verdict

In a recent judicial development that has captured national attention, former President Trump has taken legal steps to contest a substantial fine against him and…
18 hours ago
 • By Staff Writers

Jeb Bush Rushes In To Defend Trump Over Civil Fraud Verdict

In an unexpected twist, former Republican Florida Governor Jeb Bush leaps to Donald Trump's defense in a Wall Street Journal op-ed. In a surprising alignment,…
19 hours ago
 • By Staff Writers

DON'T WAIT.

We publish the objective news, period. If you want the facts, then sign up below and join our movement for objective news:

    LATEST NEWS

    Newsletter

    Get news from American Digest in your inbox.

      By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: American Digest, 3000 S. Hulen Street, Ste 124 #1064, Fort Worth, TX, 76109, US, http://americandigest.com. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact.
      Christian News Alerts is a conservative Christian publication. Share our articles to help spread the word.
      © 2024 - CHRISTIAN NEWS ALERTS - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
      magnifier