Kellyanne Conway Demands CNN’s Brian Stelter Reveal Who He Voted For in 2016 Election
In a tense Sunday morning face-off with presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway, CNN’s Brian Stelter admitted that when faced with the choice to vote for President Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election, he chose neither.
The remark came shortly after Stelter asked how Trump, who routinely rails against Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s investigation into the Russia and the election, could be so sure there was no collusion. In response, Conway defended Trump’s win, then challenged Stelter, suggesting that in a discussion about the election, everything should be put on the table.
“If you want to talk about the 2016 election, let’s talk about it,” she said. “I think everything should come out.”
But Stelter maintained that he didn’t want to talk about the election per se, but how the president could confirm Russia was not involved.
Conway then demanded to know “what evidence do you or anybody at CNN have” on collusion, adding that she felt the network was intentionally misleading viewers.
“You’re trying to conflate it to make America think that somehow Donald Trump didn’t win this election fairly and squarely and you know he did,” she said.
As the two continued their sparring match, Conway implied Stelter was on particular side of the political aisle, which he promptly denied, saying he’d chosen neither the Left nor the Right.
As proof of that, Conway fired back, “Well tell America: Did you vote for Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump? How did your wife vote?”
“I did not vote for president,” Stelter told Conway. “I left the spot blank of the ballot that day.”
Stelter added that it was inappropriate for her “to go around asking people who they voted for.”
Watch the clip above, via CNN.
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