Kellyanne Conway is seriously going to regret the decisions she’s made while working for Donald Trump, because, while no one is being held responsible in the thick of it, she better believe that once this administration is done, she will pay for everything she has done.
Maybe even before then, if the House Oversight Committee has anything to say about it.
After refusing to testify before the committee because the White House said she was “immune” from a subpoena, Kellyanne was promised she would be held in contempt if she didn’t testify before July 25th.
The White House said that, “Ms. Conway cannot be compelled to testify before Congress with respect to matters related to her service as a senior adviser to the president.”
The statement continued:
“Because of this constitutional immunity, and in order to protect the prerogatives of the Office of the President, the president has directed Ms. Conway not to appear at the committee’s scheduled hearing.”
That means that this Thursday, Kellyanne Conway will be held in contempt of Congress.
According to POLITICO:
“Cummings threatened to hold Conway in contempt of Congress if she does not honor the subpoena before July 25.”
Elijah Cummings gave the following remarks about Conway’s avoidance of the inevitable:
“This is a clear cut case. We are not requiring her to testify about advice she gave the president or about the White House’s policy decisions.”
“We are requiring her to testify before Congress about her multiple violations of federal law, her waste of taxpayer funds, and her actions that compromise public confidence in the integrity of the federal government.”
“This illegal activity — and the ongoing effort to cover it up — must not be allowed to stand.”
The whole mess started when Conway violated the Hatch Act on multiple occasions. POLITICO reports that “The U.S. Office of Special Counsel, the federal agency that oversees Hatch Act compliance, cited Conway last month for multiple violations of the 1939 law, which prohibits government employees from participating in political speech while performing their official duties. The Democrat-led Oversight Committee has been looking into the issue.”