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Shane Savitsky Apr 12, 2017
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Kellyanne Conway: "I'm not the darkness"

Newseum

Kellyanne Conway shared her views on the media's relationship with President Trump and his administration at the Newseum's "The President and the Press" event this morning. One of her main talking points was her perception that the media is still unable to connect properly with the voters who carried Trump to the White House:

QuoteThe forgotten man and woman didn't just come out of nowhere. They still feel like they're forgotten given how this administration — this president — is being presented to them.

Quick take: Conway's criticism of the media was consistent with the administration's rhetoric, but it was an interesting narrative to maintain given the event's focus on the First Amendment and the event's location at the Newseum.