Aug 6, 2017

Conway: supporters want Trump to avoid distractions, focus on agenda

Kellyanne Conway represented the Trump administration Sunday on ABC's "This Week with George Stephanopoulos," adamantly denying a NY Times report that Mike Pence is running a shadow 2020 campaign, and sharing a message for the boss:

On Republicans looking at 2020 runs: "The president says privately and publicly often, George, that he'll be there for 7-1/2 more years. So he plans on being a two-term president."

On Trump's dipping poll numbers: "His approval rating among Republicans and conservatives and Trump voters is down slightly. It needs to go up. They are telling him just enact your program. Don't worry about a Congress that isn't supporting legislation to get big ticket items done. And don't worry about all the distractions and diversions and discouragement."

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