During the first presidential debate it was obvious that Lester Holt had rigged it against Trump. A similar thing happened in the second debate in which Anderson Cooper attempted to do this, only to be shut down by Trump’s campaign team.
It was reported that his campaign manager Kellyanne Conway slammed Cooper for making sexual assault allegations against Trump, basing this on last week’s video clip. She said it demeaned victims of these crimes.
“When Anderson Cooper pressed Mr. Trump on sexual assault, Donald Trump shot back and said no, that’s not what this was. These are words,” Conway told Fox & Friends on Monday. “And I think there’s something there, because this term ‘sexual assault’ has been bandied about, and I will tell you as somebody who’s worked with and certainly has in my life, as I’m sure we all do, victims of sexual assault, it demeans them to equate that with this for political purposes.”
Conway then refused to defend the lewd comments about women that Trump made in the 2005 clip, but she did downplay them as words and not deeds.
“So I will first tell you that my reaction was a combination of what Gov. Pence and Melania Trump and Donald Trump have said about his comments. I too found them to be unacceptable and offensive and nobody is here to defend them, including Donald Trump,” Conway said. “He apologized on Friday in a video post that everybody can see. Those are his words and he again repeated that last night, said that he hated it. He was embarrassed. He apologized for it, and then he also said the difference between words and actions, and talked about that very important distinction.”
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