“The View” co-host Whoopi Goldberg jumped to Kellyanne Conway’s defense on Tuesday’s show after the show’s crowd booed the former Trump administration official during her appearance in the studio.
The event prompted “The View” panelist Sonny Hostin to press Conway—who was on the show to promote his memoir “Here the Deal”—to elaborate on whether he agreed with former President Trump that the 2020 The presidential election was “stolen”.
In response, Conway said it was “very clear that Joe Biden is president.” She said she “wrote extensively in the book” that she was the “closest person” to telling Trump that he lost the race and that it was “broken”. [her] heart ”to give him the news.
“He should have won a huge win. He’s had all these achievements, he’s running against a guy who’s stuck in the basement and you’re in the middle of a pandemic.” Conway added,
Conway’s quip received a strong response from “The View” audiences, with many attendees erupting in booze.
The negative feedback prompted Goldberg to intervene on Conway’s behalf.
“Let me do something before you say anything else,” Goldberg said.
“Listen,” he said addressing the crowd. “It’s the scene and it’s her view and she’s talking about how she feels and what she knows. Please don’t boo her.”
Some listeners applauded in response to Goldberg’s remarks.
“I think they are pushing Biden to stay in the basement,” Conway said.
Conway, 55, served as Trump’s campaign manager during his successful bid for the White House in 2016 and later became a senior adviser during his four-year term. She left her role within the Trump administration in August 2020.
In excerpts from her memoir, as reported by The Post, Conway detailed how her husband’s frequent use of Twitter to publicly bash Trump puts pressure on their marriage.
Conway also described feeling “panic” when she learned that Taylor Lorenz, a New York Times reporter at the time, had compiled and published TikTok of her 15-year-old daughter, Claudia, who was criticizing Trump. .
Conway argued that Trump aides helped convince him that he had won the 2020 election. He slammed Trump’s 2020 campaign team for failing to secure re-election, while wasting a fortune in funds.