During Tuesday's episode of ABC's The View, Whoopi Goldberg stood up for guest Kellyanne Conway after the studio audience began to boo her.
Conway, who served as a senior counselor to former President Donald Trump from 2017 to 2020, appeared on The View to promote her new memoir Here's the Deal.
During conversation with The View hosts, she expressed disappointment with the 2020 election results. Co-host Sunny Hostin also pressed her about Trump continuing to tout that the election was “stolen.”
“I want to talk about the ‘big lie,’ the stolen election,” Hostin said to Conway. “People around him lied to him and told him he won. Did you lie about him winning?”
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Conway noted that she “never” lied to Trump, adding “I think it’s pretty obvious that Joe Biden is the president,” Conway said. “I can’t believe we’re still talking about this, respectfully.”
“I write extensively in this book, that I’m the closest person to Donald Trump to tell him, the earliest, that he came up short. It broke my heart. I wanted him to get re-elected,” Conway continued.
“He should have won huge. He had all these accomplishments, he’s running against a guy who’s stuck in the basement, and you’re in the middle of the pandemic,” Conway added, prompting the audience to boo at her. That’s when Goldberg interjected and asked the audience not to boo.
“Listen, this is The View,” Goldberg said. “And this is her view and she’s talking about how she feels and what she knows. Please don’t boo her.”
“I think they’re booing Biden staying in the basement which was the problem,” Conway added, appearing to be unfazed by the reaction from the audience.