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Trump's advisor stokes controversy, kneels on sofa with shoes

Twitter Users Condemned Conway, Dubbing Her Body Language As Mark Of Disrespect.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Vikas Mehta | Updated on: 28 Feb 2017, 05:24:26 PM
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New Delhi :

US President Donald Trump's senior advisor Kellyanne Conway stoked fresh controversy after she was seen kneeling on sofa with her shoes on. 

A photograph captured by an AFP photographer triggered furore on social media where Conway was seen casually kneeling on sofa while President Donald Trump poses for a photograph with heads of historically black colleges and universities.

Twitter users condemned Conway, dubbing her body language as mark of "disrespect."

A Twitter user said : "Conway with her shoes on the couch in Oval Office - consistent with general level of disrespect Trump team has shown."

Another user termed the photograph as a preivelage of being White. "The new stock photo for 'white privilege,'" the user wrote.

By early Tuesday, the AFP tweet of the photo had been retweeted more than 1,700 times, drawing some 1,600 likes and 1,400 replies.

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First Published : 28 Feb 2017, 05:12:00 PM

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