Donald Trump's campaign manager Kellyanne Conway has just been tapped as counselor to the President, continuing her role as the "Trump Whisperer." But Conway's skills as a dissembler were no match for Rachel Maddow Thursday night when the topic was Trump's disgusting and abusive treatment of the press.
Maddow began the conversation by talking about Trump's lies about ABC journalist Martha Raddatz, whom he mocked for "crying" on election night during his post-election "Thank You" tour.
"He's singling her out not just with wrong information, but singling her out," Maddow said. "Is this how even a reporter like Martha Raddatz is is going to be treated by this president?"
Conway insisted that Trump’s team had “enormous respect” for Raddatz, calling her a “tour de force.”
"I would like to broaden the conversation, if I may," Conway said in response.
"Wait, are we going to get a group apology from the President-elect... he's telling a story about her that is not true and telling it to great effect," Maddow reminded Conway, who still skirted the discussion.
"Apologies like that are not made publicly necessarily but...," Conway stammered.
“The accusation was made publicly,” Maddow pressed. Read full post