Kellyanne Conway Ignores Question About Billionaire Funder

February 23, 2017

The Real News asked Kellyanne Conway about her and the Trump administration's connections to far-right billionaire Robert Mercer, who's been pulling the strings from the shadows. Watch the full doc on Robert Mercer here

The Real News asked Kellyanne Conway about her and the Trump administration's connections to far-right billionaire Robert Mercer, who's been pulling the strings from the shadows. Watch the full doc on Robert Mercer here



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REPORTER: I was just wondering about Robert Mercer’s connections to the Trump campaign and administration. And I know that you’re connected and there’s few other people who are connected and I’m wondering if you could talk about Robert Mercer’s role?

KELLYANNE: His role in what? He’s a very successful entrepreneur.

REPORTER: Well, he gave $15 million. He’s given a lot of money to Breitbart. He’s very involved in the process, and I think Americans should know about Robert Mercer’s–

REPORTER: Thank you so much…

REPORTER: Kellyanne… how does that work under the administration? I really… I have my own media company.

KELLYANNE: What do you do?

REPORTER: Yeah, I do PR, and I ran a pack against … I have residence here.

REPORTER: A lot of Americans are concerned about billion… about billionaires and being involved in the political process and I think…

KELLYANNE: (laughs)

REPORTER: I do, too.

REPORTER: … they’d like to know.

REPORTER: But I don’t know how I applied … again dot-gov and everything and I…

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