CNN Claps Back After Kellyanne Conway Disputes Network Passed on Interview Over ‘Credibility’ Issues
In response to a story that CNN passed on having her appear on State of the Union in place of Vice President Mike Pence over “credibility” issues, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway took to Twitter to refute those claims.
False. I could do no live Sunday shows this week BC of family. Plus, I was invited onto CNN today & tomorrow. CNN Brass on those emails https://t.co/LVOUWIytLK
— Kellyanne Conway (@KellyannePolls) February 6, 2017
Shortly after she sent that tweet out, the official CNN PR account responded, letting it be known that Conway was indeed offered as a guest and the network passed.
. @KellyannePolls was offered to SOTU on Sunday by the White House. We passed. Those are the facts.
— CNN Communications (@CNNPR) February 6, 2017
MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski also got involved in the thread, responding to CNN that “you are not the first.”
— Mika Brzezinski (@morningmika) February 6, 2017
Conway has come under fire recently for her “Bowling Green massacre” comments during an interview with MSNBC’s Chris Matthews last week. While she has said she merely misspoke, it has been discovered that she also used the term in an interview with Cosmopolitan.
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