By David Martosko, U.s. Political Editor For Dailymail.com
Published: 18:21 BST, 16 July 2019 | Updated: 19:38 BST, 16 July 2019
The public airing of grievances between Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway and her anti-Trump lawyer husband saw a new chapter on Tuesday as the president's close confidant found herself on the spot about an op-ed signed by George Conway.
Mr. Conway wrote in The Washington Post that when Trump admonished four first term congresswomen who are far-left minorities to 'go back where they came from,' he was 'racist to the core.'
'It doesn't matter what these representatives are for or against – and there’s plenty to criticize them for – it's beyond the bounds of human decency. For anyone, not least a president,' he added, in the essay published Monday evening.
'I totally disagree,' Kellyanne Conway said Tuesday morning, arguing that her boss's words are less important than his practical results.
'I work with this president and I know him. I know his heart and actions and how much he has helped people of color and I go by what people do, not what other people say about them,' she said.
In a Fox News Channel interview, Ms. Conway defended Trump's challenge for his American detractors in Congress to leave America.
'The president has explained if you don't like it here get out,' she said. 'By the way, that goes way beyond these four people. That goes to everybody who is