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Kellyanne Conway offers excuses as polls close: Blame ‘former presidents not voting for us’

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A very subdued Kellyanne Conway tried to sound upbeat as polls closed on Tuesday, but she lamented that Donald Trump could lose because he did “not have the full support of the Republican infrastructure.”

Conway told MSNBC’s Chuck Todd that she was holding on to hope that Trump could win in Florida and North Carolina.

“The things that would worry, I guess, is just that we didn’t have the full support of the Republican infrastructure,” she said. “It would really be too bad if we win narrowly and it’s not because of the Democrats, but it’s because we had former presidents not voting for us, we have former nominees not voting for us.”

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“And that’s got to hurt,” Conway added. “And when you talk about growing the party, the idea was growing it but having that base together. And I think it’s very unfortunate.”

Reflecting on her boss, Conway said that “the guy’s a winner.”

“He’s been an incredibly self-made success story, real American success story,” the campaign manager noted. “He always come out on top. This is somebody who is nimble, who is resilient.”

“Win or lose, congratulations,” Todd said, concluding the interview. “Don’t forget to enjoy the moment, no matter what it is.”

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Watch the video below from MSNBC, broadcast Nov. 8, 2016.

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Modi tells Xi summit will launch ‘new era’ for India and China

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Saturday that his summit with Chinese leader Xi Xinping would launch a "new era" between the neighbours who are seeking to overcome troublesome differences.

Modi and Xi strolled along a pristine Bay of Bengal beach and held one-on-one talks overlooking the ocean before their delegations sat down to official negotiations at the historic resort town of Mahbalipuram, south of Chennai.

The two leaders are meeting for the second time in a year in a bid to ease tensions over border disputes, the troubled Kashmir region and China's domination of trade between their huge economies.

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Trump calls for impeachment of Mitt Romney for criticizing him in rambling tweet

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Hours after Donald Trump attacked Sen. Mitt Romney for being critical of his call for the Chinese to dig up dirt on former Vice President Joe Biden, the president was back for another round, calling for the Utah Republiocan to be impeached.

Claiming without evidence that voters in Utah are turning on their senator, Trump claimed, "I’m hearing that the Great People of Utah are considering their vote for their Pompous Senator, Mitt Romney, to be a big mistake. I agree! He is a fool who is playing right into the hands of the Do Nothing Democrats!" followed by:  #IMPEACHMITTROMNEY

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Trump claimed ‘inequality is down’ — one day later federal data showed the exact opposite is true

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"The separation between rich and poor from 2017 and 2018 was greater than it has ever been."

Federal data released Thursday showed U.S. income inequality in 2018 reached the highest level since the Census Bureau began measuring it five decades ago, a finding that comes less than 24 hours after President Donald Trump said "inequality is down."

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