Faker news: Jake Tapper calls out ‘Slate’ for ‘ridiculous and false’ story about Kellyanne Conway

Faker news: Jake Tapper calls out ‘Slate’ for ‘ridiculous and false’ story about Kellyanne Conway
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CNN host Jake Tapper called out Slate for a misleading story about Donald Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, saying his sources told him they were taking her way remarks at a Politico event way out of context.

Slate published a piece Wednesday with the headline “Kellyanne Conway Suggests That Women With Kids Shouldn’t Take Jobs in the White House.”

But Tapper called BS, citing women he knew who were in the room.

Reading the actual story, Tapper and his sources appears to have a point. Here’s the quote from Conway that inspired the story, from a Politico story on the event:

During her earlier conversation, Conway said she intends to remain connected to Trump once he takes office but implied that it would be nearly impossible for her to take on an official White House role and be a mother to her four children, all of which are younger than 12, at the same time.

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