CNN’s Jake Tapper opened his interview with Donald Trump‘s campaign manager today confronting her about retweets from the campaign about how the scare at Trump’s Nevada rally last night was an assassination attempt.
As it turned out, there was no gun, just a man with a “Republicans Against Trump” sign. But as Tapper pointed out to Kellyanne Conway, both Donald Trump Jr. and Trump advisor Dan Scavino both retweeted someone who described it as an “assassination attempt.”
He confronted Conway about whether it’s irresponsible to spread that.
Conway said the situation clearly rattled Trump’s son and expressed some astonishment that Tapper was asking her about this. She was quick to turn the tables and ask when CNN plans to retract things they’ve been saying about the race for weeks now (i.e. that it’s over and Clinton’s win is guaranteed).
“You guys retract that,” she said, “and I’ll give a call to Dan Scavino.”
Tapper pushed back and said he’s never said anything like that. Conway insisted that “CNN certainly has” and they’re constantly saying Trump can’t win.
Tapper again said, “I’ve never said that the race was over.”
He proceeded to grill Conway about why Trump and the head of the Nevada GOP objected to voting times being extended in the state over long lines. Conway insisted they just want the rules and laws followed.
Watch above, via CNN.
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