STILL FEELING BITTER: Team Clinton blames loss on racism, Comey in fiery confrontation with Trump staff
The campaign is over, but the shouting is not.
Key members of the Trump and Clinton presidential campaigns exchanged sharp words at a Harvard University forum Thursday, with Democratic staffers accusing their counterparts of cultivating white supremacists.
“The platform that they gave to white supremacists, to white nationalists, is a very, very important moment in our history,” Clinton campaign communications director Jennifer Palmieri told Trump’s team.
The charge prompted a furious response from Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway.
“Do you think I ran a campaign where white supremacists had a platform?” Conway shot back.
“You did, Kellyanne. You did,” an emotional Palmieri responded.
The exchange was one of several tense moments during the traditionally cordial post-election review hosted at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Conway was still seething Friday, in an appearance on “Fox Friends” during which she was asked if the Clinton staffers were “sore losers.”
“I do think some people are stuck in the permanent campaign and not really past the anger, grief and denial stages and into the acceptance stages,” Conway said. “But that’s okay, because we won.”
At the event, Conway bristled