Kellyanne Conway ignores House subpoena, skips Oversight hearing

Kellyanne Conway ignores House subpoena, skips Oversight hearing

[Ed. – If they actually ask her anything, it’s going to be covered by privilege.  The House Democrats already know that, and are unlikely to do anything other than bloviate for the cameras — something Conway has no need to be there for.]

White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway on Monday defied a congressional subpoena, refusing to show up for testimony to the House Oversight and Reform Committee about her violations of the Hatch Act and prompting House Democrats to threaten to hold her in contempt of Congress.

In a letter to Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), the chairman of the panel, White House Counsel Pat Cipollone asserted the Trump administration’s long-standing view that current and former presidential advisers are “absolutely immune” from congressional testimony, writing: “Ms. Conway cannot be compelled to testify before Congress with respect to matters related to her service as a senior adviser to the president.”

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