Kellyanne Conway Urges Trump to Resume Coronavirus Briefings to Boost Approval Ratings

Kellyanne Conway Urges Trump to Resume Coronavirus Briefings to Boost Approval Ratings 1

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway urged President Donald Trump on Friday to resume giving regular coronavirus briefings, claiming his sinking approval ratings on the pandemic will surge if the public hears from him daily on the crisis.

Amid a bevy of recent polls showing the vast majority of the American public strongly disapproves of the president’s handling of the virus that’s killed nearly 140,000 Americans, Conway appeared on the president’s favorite morning show Fox & Friends to react to the current surge in coronavirus cases.

After Conway brushed off the spike in cases as “hotspot surges” while assuring the Fox audience that the White House had the virus under control, co-host Steve Doocy wondered aloud why the president’s ratings were “underwater” on coronavirus.

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