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Hours After Conway Denies Knowing Lev Parnas, A Photo Of Them Together Resurfaces

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Hours After Conway Denies Knowing Lev Parnas, A Photo Of Them Together Resurfaces




In a contentious interview on CNN Wednesday night, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway sparred with CNN anchor Chris Cuomo after Conway denied knowing indicted Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas.

“You are in power. You are defending the president against things that are wrong. And you are not dealing with the facts of the circumstance, because you can’t. I get it, but I wanted to give you a chance,” Cuomo said after about eight minutes of a heated back and forth with the White House counselor.

“No, but if you’d let me speak, I would,” Conway replied, at which point Cuomo invited her to “speak to what Lev Parnas says and what the documents show and what the president shows and the witnesses show.”



“I don’t know Lev Parnas. What documents?” Conway said. “You don’t have to know him,” Cuomo replied.

Parnas, a Soviet-born businessman who worked with Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, was indicted last year in the Southern District of New York for alleged campaign finance violations.

Shortly after Conway’s CNN interview ended, Parnas’ lawyer Joseph Bondy posted what appears to be a selfie of his client and Conway.




The photo was quickly picked up and shared by many Twitter users under the hashtag “#MaddowParnas” following Parnas’ bombshell interview with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow that aired Wednesday night.





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