Kellyanne Conway Defends Trump's 'Tremendous Moral Standards' After Roy Moore Endorsement

Leslie Hanson
December 7, 2017

White House special counsel Kellyanne Conway's Wednesday appearance on CNN's "New Day" with anchor Chris Cuomo devolved into a 22-minute verbal sparring match over Judge Roy Moore, Sen.

On Monday, Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, joined the Tom Shillue Show to discuss President Donald Trump's historic decision to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move the U.S. embassy there.

"Does he think Roy Moore would be a stain?"

"You'd rather have an accused child molester than a Democrat?"

When Conway objected, Cuomo continued, giving her a compliment of the most backhanded variety.

"Wait. Did you just tell the world that Senator Franken took a stupid photo, and, I don't know, exercised poor judgment, but you're not troubled by that?"

"They spoke about a number of different things", said Conway.

"When the president endorsed Roy Moore, when he started to talk about Doug Jones, the opponent, which you still don't want to talk about but the president does, Roy Moore took a lead in the polls again", Conway claimed.


At least eight women have accused Moore of sexual misconduct or worse, including two who charge that he groped them when they were minors and he was a local prosecutor in his 30s.

"You have no standard of morality!" shot back Cuomo.

"The president himself came out and said he doesn't want a liberal in the Senate. I'm seeing lots of bananas", said Conway with a grin. "A reliable vote for their share".

During an interview on Fox News, host Bill Hemmer asked Conway if she agreed with former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's opinion that electing Moore would be a "stain" on the Republican Party. "Why wouldn't I assume the answer would be yes?"

Conway's comments come after Trump gave a full endorsement of Moore on Monday, saying his vote was needed in the Senate to push the Republican agenda.

"The president has said the following: The allegations are troubling". "No, not you, I'm saying the president's position", he said. "Al Franken is in the Senate right now. He has admitted this, in front of a glowing audience", Conway said.

"He admitted what?" said Cuomo. That's what he admits.

Other reports by Iphone Fresh

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