Politics

August 24, 2020

Kellyanne Conway to leave White House

Credit: Gage Skidmore (Flickr) 

The Gist

Trump's most loyal aide announced she will leave the White House at the end of the month - she wants to focus more on her family.

The List

  • In a Twitter statement, K. Conway said "for now, and for my beloved children, it will be less drama, more mama.”
  • Conway is one of Trump's longest-serving, most loyal aides, she has been advising Trump since he won the 2016 election campaign. 
  • Conway's husband George Conway is a prominent critic of Trump, he is one of the founders of an anti-Trump group The Lincoln Project.
  • George Conway said he is withdrawing from The Lincoln Project in order to "devote more time to family matters". 
  • Kellyanne Conway wrote about her husband: "We disagree about plenty but we are united on what matters most: the kids”.

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