White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, meanwhile, defended Trump’s racist tweets. When a reporter asked her about it, she responded by asking him his ethnicity.
Andrew Feinberg: “If the president was not telling these four congresswomen to return to their supposed countries of origin, to which countries was he referring?”
Kellyanne Conway: “What’s your ethnicity?”
Andrew Feinberg: “”Why is that relevant to this”—
Kellyanne Conway: “No, no, because I’m asking you a question. My ancestors are from Ireland and Italy.”
Andrew Feinberg: “Kellyanne, my own ethnicity is not relevant to the question I’m asking you. I am asking you a”—
Kellyanne Conway: “No, no. It is, because you’re asking about—he said 'originally.'”
That question was posed by White House reporter Andrew Feinberg. He refused to answer Conway’s question.