Katy Tur: ‘Which Does This White House View as Worse, an Accused Pedophile or a Democrat?’

Katy Tur opened today’s MTP: Daily with a question:

“It is a brutal question, but one that requires asking in this political environment under this President: which does this White House view as worse, an accused pedophile or a Democrat?”

She went on to say “we seemingly got our answer” after President Trump weighed in on Roy Moore today by saying 1) “we don’t need a liberal person in there,” and 2) that Moore “totally denies it.”

Tur called out the President for suggesting people should “doubt Moore’s accusers because his opponent is a Democrat.”

She noted how people in the administration have been walking a delicate line on Moore, particularly when Kellyanne Conway talked about how they “need the votes” on tax reform in the Senate yesterday.

Conway tweeted this today after the President spoke:

Watch above, via MSNBC.

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