Rep. Cedric Richmond Apologizes To Kellyanne Conway Over Sofa Joke
Rep. Cedric Richmond apologizes to Kellyanne Conway over sofa joke
Rep. Cedric Richmond, left, and Sen. Tim Scott headlined the Washington Press Club Foundation dinner. (Tom Williams)Rep. Cedric L. Richmond on Sunday night apologized for a joke he made at a media dinner about White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, who stirred controversy when a photo showed her kneeling on a sofa in the Oval Office as she took a picture of a group gathered there for a meeting with President Trump.
Richmond’s joke, delivered at a Wednesday night awards dinner at which lawmakers of both parties delivered funny monologues, was interpreted by many as having sexual overtones, although …