Conway: If Booker were Republican, they'd call him sexist for running against so many women

White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump, Dems eye next stage in Mueller fight Conway calls on Schiff to resign over past collusion comments George Conway fires back at Sarah Sanders, says Mueller report 'does not exonerate' Trump MORE said Friday that Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerNew Jersey set to cancel vote to legalize recreational marijuana Jam-packed primary poses a serious threat to Democrats in 2020 Poll: Biden, Sanders lead Trump in Iowa MORE’s (D-N.J.) newly announced presidential campaign would be considered "sexist" if he were a Republican. 

“What’s wrong with the candidates that are already in there? What’s your objection to Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisJam-packed primary poses a serious threat to Democrats in 2020 Pence hits 2020 Dems for skipping AIPAC Ex-GOP lawmaker Handel to run for her former Georgia seat in 2020 MORE running, Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenJam-packed primary poses a serious threat to Democrats in 2020 Pence hits 2020 Dems for skipping AIPAC Poll: Biden, Sanders lead Trump in Iowa MORE, Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandJam-packed primary poses a serious threat to Democrats in 2020 Klobuchar pressing Barr on release of Mueller report The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Pass USMCA Coalition - Mueller report is huge win for President Trump MORE, these others who have already announced, Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardHere's what the Dem candidates for president said about the Mueller report Harris's stepkids call her 'Momala' Chicago mayor race mirrors national push for more women in office, says columnist MORE maybe?” Conway, a former GOP pollster, asked Friday morning on “Fox & Friends.”


“If he were a Republican running against them, they would immediately call him a sexist for running against these women in the Democratic field.”

Booker announced his campaign Friday morning, joining what is expected to be the most crowded Democratic primary field in modern history.

Democratic Sens. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.), Kamala Harris (Calif.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (N.Y.) have already entered the race, with more women expected to join the pack.

Gillibrand welcomed Booker into the race, tweeting Friday “I'll be cheering you on—just, you know, not TOO hard.”

Conway doubled down on her speculation hours later, tweeting suggestions she says people would make if Booker were a Republican.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: 'Haven't thought about' pardons for Mueller target Pence: Rocket attack 'proves that Hamas is not a partner for peace' Conservation remains a core conservative principle MORE faced accusations of sexism when running against Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGraham: McCain 'acted appropriately' by handing Steele dossier to FBI Why Mueller's hedge on obstruction decision was a mistake Giuliani says news media treat Dems better than GOP MORE in 2016, including over his claims that Clinton “doesn’t have the look” or “doesn’t have the stamina” to be president.