Brian Ross shows media’s hunger to get rid of this president: Kellyanne Conway

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Kellyanne Conway talks tax reform, Brian Ross suspension

Counselor to President Donald Trump Kellyanne Conway on Republican tax reform legislation and ABC reporter Brian Ross' suspension.

ABC News reporter Brian Ross was suspended for a “serious error.”

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Ross initially reported that President Donald Trump asked former national security advisor Michael Flynn to contact Russian officials during the 2016 presidential campaign, but later clarified the comment reporting the Trump-Flynn interaction took place after the election. In a tweet Sunday, Trump suggested investors should consider suing ABC over the market’s drop Friday after the report.

Counselor to President Trump, Kellyanne Conway, weighed in on the report, telling the FOX Business Network’s Stuart Varney, “Well if Brian Ross worked for me, and I was a private employer for many years, it would not be four weeks unpaid suspension for a guy making seven figures to lie on the air, it would be complete termination.”

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Conway says the incident highlights the mainstream media’s eagerness to jump on negative stories about the president.

“The other thing is it really shows, it brings into sharp relief the presumptive negativity and the hunger to get rid of this president and talk about Russia collusion, Russia, Russia, Russia for this entire calendar year by the entire mainstream media, nonstop, Stuart.”

According to Conway, those in the media only trust one another now.

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“The media just trusts the media now. They don’t independently source things, they see a tweet, they hear a report and, if it’s negative about the president, they go right for it, they like it, they retweet it, they resay it.”

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