Kellyanne Conway to reporter asking about Trump's racist tweets: 'What’s your ethnicity?'

Kellyanne Conway.
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White House counselor Kellyanne Conway didn't do much to make President Trump's recent racist comments directed at four Democratic congresswomen look any better. She might have made things worse, though.

During a press conference on Tuesday, when reporter Andrew Feinberg asked Conway what countries Trump was referring to in his tweets (considering three of the four congresswomen Trump told to "go back" to the "places from which they came" were born in the United States), Conway responded by asking "what's your ethnicity?" Feinberg protested the relevancy of her question, while Conway explained that her ancestors were from Ireland and Italy.

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