Kellyanne Conway goes after Hillary Clinton on ‘dangerous’ civility comments

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway went after Hillary Clinton early Wednesday for saying that Democrats can’t be civil with Republicans.

“Usually, when she opens her mouth, respectfully, she offends at least one half of the country, and she did it again,” Conway said of Clinton on “Fox & Friends.” “But I think her discourse sounds a little bit dangerous. I don’t like the implications there.”

{mosads}”It’s one thing to call us deplorable, irredeemable, laugh at people who don’t have all the privileges that she has had with her Ivy League law degree and through her marriage to a much more popular man who actually was a two-term president that she’ll never be.”

“I don’t like that kind of talk and I avoid it,” she said. “My boss has called for civility. He’s said that he represents all Americans.”

Clinton said in an interview with CNN on Tuesday that civility could only be restored in the U.S. if the Democrats take back the House or the Senate in the November midterms.

“You cannot be civil with a political party that wants to destroy what you stand for, for what you care about,” the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee and former secretary of State said.

“That’s why I believe, if we are fortunate enough to win back the House and or the Senate, that’s when civility can start again,” she said. “But until then, the only thing that the Republicans seem to recognize and respect is strength.”

Conway criticized Clinton personally for the statements.

“I don’t see all these Democratic candidates banging down Hillary Clinton’s door, asking her to lock arms,” Conway said.

“She has to go with her husband to do this 13-city tour, $100 million that I assume they’re not going to donate to some center on women and girls. I don’t see her doing that,” she said.

“So I think it’s … unfortunate and graceless but a little bit dangerous and I would ask her to check that.”

Tags 2022 midterm elections Blue wave civility Hillary Clinton Hillary Clinton Kellyanne Conway Kellyanne Conway partisanship political polarization

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