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Kellyanne Conway to CNN’s Jim Acosta: “You’re such a smartass… a lot of these people don’t like you”

Kellyanne Conway to CNN’s Jim Acosta: “You’re such a smartass… a lot of these people don’t like you”

Kellyanne is all of us

White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway is having none of CNN’s Jim Acosta. Acosta routinely uses press conferences and even event in which cameras are rolling (even the White House Easter Egg Roll) to create a scene, with the ultimate goal of making himself the story.

Conway, like most of us who cover this day-in, day-out, was just done.

During a press conference Tuesday afternoon, Conway called Acosta a “smartass” and informed him most of the reporters in the press pool don’t like him.

Acosta asked Conway if Trump would tell the truth during his national address at the southern border, scheduled for Tuesday night, saying, “Kellyanne, can you promise the president will tell the truth tonight?”

To which Conway roasted him. “Yes, Jim, and can you promise you will? The whole truth and nothing but the truth, so help you God? Am I allowed to mention God to you? Make sure that goes viral. This is why I’m one of the only people around here who even gives you the time of day. And let me get back in your face because you’re such a smartass most of the time and I know you want this to go viral,” she said. Pointing to the press pool, she continued, “A lot of these people don’t like you.”


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JusticeDelivered | January 8, 2019 at 5:20 pm

If only someone would Acosta him.

Keith Olbermann version 2.0.

I bet all the behind the scenes people really do hate Acosta’s pompus guts.

    dystopia in reply to Tiki. | January 9, 2019 at 7:08 am

    No doubt they do. The best way to handle Acosta is to let him take ALL the time up in each briefings. Then say “Sorry folks that’s all the time we have today”.

    When other reporters don’t get their face time, they will deal with Acosta.

Trump is an extraordinarily poor winner. And the old proverb assures us no one likes a poor winner. But the smarmy loser is even more despised. That would be Acosta.

Acosta reminds me of what might have happened as the result of a liaison between Dan Rather and Andrea Mitchell.

The guy is just disgusting… but that sort of describes the whole news-entertainment industry.

A poor winner? Hahahahaha now there’s something I’ve not seen Trump being called before 🙂

Colonel Travis | January 8, 2019 at 6:11 pm

Three cheers for Kellyanne Conway.

Acosta needs a two-way wedgie.

She’ll be wearing a necklace made from his teeth in her interviews tonight. That was deliciously brutal, long overdue, and deserved.

DieJustAsHappy | January 8, 2019 at 8:08 pm

That Conway was able to tell him so face-to-face makes he highly envious!

regulus arcturus | January 8, 2019 at 8:29 pm

“Dumbass” was the term she was looking for here…