Conway on Jeff Sessions Critics: ‘Don’t Want to Respect the Election Results,’ ‘Still in Campaign Mode’

Monday on CNN’s “New Day,” Kellyanne Conway, the campaign manager of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, fielded questions about Sen. Jeff Sessions’ (R-AL) appointment by President-elect Donald Trump to the attorney general post. Cuomo suggested there could be problems with Sessions’ confirmation. Conway offered a number of reasons for critics not to be concerned about Sessions and despite Cuomo’s protestations insisted much of the pushback is a result of those not willing to accept the presidential election results and are acting as if they are still in campaign mode. Partial transcript as follows: CUOMO: Let’s talk about some of these choices – Jeff Sessions as AG. What do you believe or anticipate the problems with confirmation to be because of his history that’s going to be a big concern. CONWAY: Let’s talk about his history. He was the Attorney General of Alabama. Before that he was the U.S. Attorney. He made sure one of the Klansman’s son who murdered an African-American man got the death penalty. He pushed for that. It was the first time a white man was given the death penalty for killing an African-American man since 1913. He voted to honor Rosa Parks. He voted to confirm one

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