Conway: Biggest fake news story was that Trump couldn't win election

Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden slams Trump over golf gif hitting Clinton Trump Jr. declines further Secret Service protection: report Report: Mueller warned Manafort to expect an indictment MORE's campaign manager in an interview aired Sunday downplayed the role of fake news in the election, though Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBiden slams Trump over golf gif hitting Clinton Overnight Cybersecurity: Equifax hit by earlier hack | What to know about Kaspersky controversy | Officials review EU-US privacy pact Overnight Tech: Equifax hit by earlier undisclosed hack | Facebook takes heat over Russian ads | Alt-right Twitter rival may lose domain MORE's top aide cited its spread as part of the reason for her stunning loss. 

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Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook blamed the "post-factual" nature of the election as a factor in Clinton's loss, specifically mentioning Breitbart News, which was founded by Steve Bannon, the CEO of Trump's campaign. 

"The Russians were propagating fake news through Facebook and other outlets,"  Mook added in a joint interview with Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway on CNN. 

"But look, we also had, and this is with all due respect to Kellyanne and her colleagues, look, Steve Bannon ran Breitbart News, which was notorious for peddling stories like this."

Conway hit back, saying: "I think the biggest piece of fake news in the election was that Donald Trump couldn't win."