“What’s Your Ethnicity?” Kellyanne Conway Asks a Reporter

But the White House ‘Counselor’ has had an eventful week. For starters, she defied a subpoena to appear before Congress, refusing to give testimony to the House Oversight and Reform Committee about her potential violation of federal law. The committee’s chairman, Democrat Elijah Cummings of Maryland, has threatened to hold her in contempt if she doesn’t appear by July 25.

Conway did have time to appear on Fox News twice in less than 24 hours, first on Monday night to laugh with Sean Hannity about skipping out on her own hearing, and again on Tuesday morning to spin Donald Trump’s attacks on four minority congresswomen—Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan. Trump said they should leave the U.S. if they don’t like how he runs the country. On Fox News, Conway said the four women “represent a dark underbelly of this country.”

Her husband, the lawyer and frequent Trump antagonist George Conway, also had some thoughts on the president’s comments, and he published them in an op-ed for The Washington Post titled “Trump is a racist president.” He writes, “Trump could have used vile slurs, including the vilest of them all, and the intent and effect would have been no less clear. Telling four non-white members of Congress—American citizens all, three natural-born—to ‘go back’ to the ‘countries’ they ‘originally came from’? That’s racist to the core.”


Ilhan Omar Introduces Resolution to Defend Americans’ Right to Boycott

Legislation is unveiled as Omar plans visit to Israel next month, testing Israeli anti-boycott law ■ Text cites boycott of Nazi Germany as example for other boycotts of ‘Americans of conscience’//CRIMSON TAZVINZWA

Pelosi says no to growing calls for impeachment of Trump

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi continues to refuse calls for impeachment proceedings to begin, despite the speaker stating she believes that Donald Trump has been involved in a criminal cover-up. Joy Reid and her panel discuss how the Democratic base appears to be increasingly alienated by House Democrats refusing to impeach the president, and what their logic might be.

Donald Trump posts a carefully doctored video of Pelosi’s recent speech online, President says ‘she has lost it’

President Donald Trump helps doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi go viral online

A conservative group has doctored and altered a video of Nancy Pelosi and it’s going viral on social media. The video comes after Trump called Pelosi “a mess” who has “lost it.”

Senator Graham wants Trump Jr. to ignore Senate subpoenas

Donald Trump Jr. Caves: Faces Senate On Russia Collusion Probe//Crimson Tazvinzwa

Trump Jr. will testify to the Republican-controlled Senate Intelligence Committee next month but Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said he should ignore the Senate subpoena. That even shocked a conservative legal analyst. Lawrence O’Donnell says Graham’s statements “violated his oath of office.”

House Democrats are launching a new investigation into President Trump’s lawyers and whether they helped to obstruct the Russia investigation by “shaping false testimony”, after Trump’s former fixer Michael Cohen testified that Trump’s lawyers helped edit his congressional testimony. Democrats also say former White House Counsel Don McGahn could face contempt if he fails to testify before Congress next week.