Kellyanne Conway shreds lies by ‘Morning Joe’ hacks

On Monday, Joe Scarborough and his soon-to-be-wife, Mika Brzezinski, made the claim that Kellyanne Conway, President Trump’s campaign manager, doesn’t really support the president, and only does what she does for the money.  It took a day, but Conway responded on Twitter, essentially calling the two MSNBC lovebirds liars.

“The hosts of MSNBC’s Morning Joe have become virulent critics of the President and those close to him. Ignoring insults and insinuations is a valuable skill,” she said. “But when sentiments are attributed to me that are not true, it is necessary to respond. My beliefs, commitments and loyalties are plain to see. The notion that I am serving for ‘the money’ or a ‘paycheck’ is absurd. As campaign manager, I made a fraction of what other consultants have made on unsuccessful presidential campaigns. Then I walked away from dozens of opportunities for millions of dollars, and instead walked into the White House. I would do it again. It is a privilege to assist President Trump in the White House, just as it was during the campaign. I know him, I respect him, I believe in him, and I am confident in his capacity to be a transformative and successful President.”

According to Breitbart, which cited a report at Mediaite:

Conway’s Tuesday statement comes after evidence-less attacks from Scarborough and Brzezinski on Monday morning’s program, in which they claimed that Conway—Trump’s successful general election campaign manager—is only in it for the money. They even claimed that Conway once said she needed “a shower” after standing up for Trump when the microphones were off during the campaign, something on which they provided no proof.

“This is a woman, by the way, who came on our show during the campaign and would shill for Trump in extensive fashion and then she would get off the air, the camera would be turned off, the microphone would be taken off and she would say ‘bleeech I need to take a shower’ because she disliked her candidate so much,” Brzezinski said on Monday.

“Also said, that this is just, like my summer in Europe. I’m just doing this for the money, I’ll be off this soon,” Scarborough backed up his soon-to-be-wife. “I don’t know that she ever said ‘I’m doing this for the money,’ but this is just my summer vacation, my summer in Europe. And basically, I’m gonna get through this.”

Brzezinski then finished Scarborough’s sentence for him.

“But first I have to take a shower because it feels so dirty to be saying what I’m saying,” she said. “I guess she’s just used to it now.”

At the time, I wondered if anyone bothered to even ask Conway about this, given that all the reports never included a response from her:

Wonder why…

On Monday, Fox News’ Tucker Carlson shredded the MSNBC hacks for their comments.

“Many journalists believe it’s literally impossible to be unfair to Donald Trump or the people who work for him,” he said. “Extremism in the pursuit of Trump is no vice. That’s the view in newsrooms and you hear it in conversations all around Washington, a city that voted 91 percent for Hillary Clinton last fall… They’ve succumbed to Trump hatred that is so intense, it has destroyed their judgment and in some cases affected their character.”

We agree 100 percent, which is why we now refer to the so-called “mainstream media as the “Democrat-media complex.”


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