Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump, has been the face of a surprising Twitter debate over White House etiquette.
On Monday night, a photo was shared of the senior aide kneeling on an Oval Office sofa after taking a snapshot of Trump with the heads of dozens of historically black colleges.
After the image of Conway went viral on social media, she appeared on Fox Business’ “Lou Dobbs Tonight” to speak out.
“I was being asked to take a picture in a crowded room with the press behind us,” Conway said. “I was asked to take a certain angle and was doing exactly that. I certainly meant no disrespect. I didn’t mean to have my feet on the couch.”
Conway agreed with Dobbs that the intent behind the sharing of the picture was malicious.
“This came from a journalist who is not happy that Donald Trump is president,” she said.
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