George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, slammed U.S. President Donald Trump supporters on Twitter Saturday, saying they “know he’s a liar. They just don’t care.”
Conway was replying to a tweet from Conservative Political Action Conference Chairman Matt Schlapp who wrote, “Brian you do realize when media calls our president a liar they make it impossible for 50 % of the country to see you as unbiased.”
“Oh, stop it. Even his die-hard supporters (who certainly don’t number 50 percent) know he’s a liar. They just don’t care,” tweeted on Saturday.
Trump on Saturday attacked U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller ahead of his report on alleged Russia collusion by the Trump campaign in 2016 and said his political opponents were "trying to take me out with bullshit."
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In a speech that lasted more than two hours -- his longest since taking office two years ago -- Trump also vented about Democrats, a proposed "green new deal," illegal immigrants and criticism of his North Korea summit, while voicing optimism about his own re-election prospects in 2020.
Addressing a cheering audience at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Oxon Hill, Maryland, Trump veered off-script to launch a tirade about events that led to the Russia investigation.
He mocked his former attorney general, Jeff Sessions, and former FBI Director James Comey, both of whom Trump fired.
"We're waiting for a report by people who weren't elected," Trump said of the Mueller report, which is widely expected to be handed over to Attorney General William Barr in the coming days.
Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein appointed Mueller in May 2017 to take over the Russia investigation after Trump fired Comey, whose agency had led the probe initially. Rosenstein is expected to step down by mid-March.
Swarms of young adults stood to applaud Trump in the packed hotel ballroom where he spoke, at times breaking into chants like "Trump is our Man" and "We Love You."
Trump said Comey was Mueller's "best friend," and implied Comey should have been fired before Trump took office.