Apr 17, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Kellyanne Conway to Dems: repudiate the violent protests

Carolyn Kaster / AP

Kellyanne Conway has called on Hillary Clinton and other leading Democrats to repudiate the sporadic violence at recent anti-Trump protests.

Speaking from the South Lawn of the White House ahead of the Easter Egg Roll, Conway told Fox and Friends that Clinton, Tom Perez and Bernie Sanders should stop trying to make Trump's victory "go away" and instead "move forward and help us negotiate."

Our thought bubble: Conway's call echoes what Dems demanded of Trump during the campaign. But she bemoaned the fact that Trump's rivals keep bringing up the election, while in the same breath noting that Trump beat Clinton "handily" — and after Trump himself boasted about his margin of victory in a tweet. It seems no one is ready to move on.

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