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Kellyanne Conway defies subpoena, skips Oversight hearing

Kellyanne Conway defies subpoena, skips Oversight hearing

Kellyann defies subpoena

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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