Appearing on “Fox and Friends” Friday, ‘alternative facts guru’ Kellyanne Conway, senior counselor to Donald Trump, praised the erratic president as “healer in chief” of the nation — then used graphic language about the wounded Rep. Steve Scalise to blast people who attack the president on TV.
“There was a feeling of unity and healing,” Conway said in the interview. “I think that was brought about by our leader, President Donald Trump. He is being a healer in chief.”
Conway then singled out House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., who initially prayed for the injured attack victims but “was pointing fingers again” Thursday, according to Conway.
Conway also attributed the attack to the influence of social media’s promotion of harmful rhetoric.
“Look at Twitter, if I were shot and killed tomorrow, half of Twitter would explode in applause and excitement. This is the world we live in right now,” Conway said.
She continued, “You can’t attack people personally in a way and think that tragedies like this won’t happen.”
Her comments come just hours after President Trump attacked ‘crooked’ Hillary Clinton online as he pushed back against probes of Russian election interference and possible obstruction of justice, and a day after a series of inflammatory tweets from Trump regarding the Russia investigation, which he said was “led by some very bad and conflicted people.”
They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story. Nice
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 15, 2017
Yup. Conway seems to be sticking to her ‘alternative facts.’