Rachel Maddow Ratings: Facts About Host Who Wrecked Kellyanne Conway

Rachel Maddow Ratings: Facts About Host Who Wrecked Kellyanne Conway
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Rachel Maddow’s interview with Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway did not turn out to be what Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump would have expected.


Maddow pressed Conway for details on several grounds, one of which included releasing a more elaborate medical statement.

“Doesn’t he owe it to the American people to release an actual medical report, a more credible, more complete statement?” Maddow asked the Trump campaign manager during the interview. The latter’s response was, “Perhaps.”

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There has been a lot of debate regarding Clinton’s health in the recent weeks, including suggestions being made that she suffers from brain damage. While Conway did not comment on it, she said the former secretary of state is not as active as compared to Trump when it comes to campaign trails.

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According to Politicus USA, the Rachel Maddow show, which first aired in 2008, remains the focal point of MSNBC primetime line-up. Maddow identifies herself as a liberal. The show heavily discusses current events from a leftward perspective.

Maddow is the first openly gay person in the country to serve as the host of a major program during primetime. The popularity of the show is so vast that as many as 1 million people tune in to the show daily.

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During the interview, when asked whether the Republican presidential nominee apologized to Judge Curiel, Conway answered, “I don’t know.”

Conway was also asked if Trump had apologized to the Khan family, but her answer was the same.

Conway also asked why Trump donates to the Clinton Foundation if he believes it is bad, and she responded by saying the foundation does some good work.

According to NotJustRich.com, Maddow has been the recipient of several awards,  some of which include an Emmy Award, a GLAAD Media Award, and a Gracie Award. The author of “Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power,” Maddow earns an annual salary of around $7 million from the show. Her net worth is about $20 million.

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  • Timothy

    I don’t think KC was not prepared to answer questions or admit any facts. I guess Anderson Cooper must have a curfew and misses being broadcast on Primetime. It is amusing to see even on CNN there is one blond lady who I have not got a name on, but really does not want to see all of the Trump mistakes and won;t see the truth in front of her face. I like Rachel’s fact presentation and semi-incredulous style in presenting others with the obvious. I also like that the interviews are one-on-one vs. other networks with a gang of guests interrupting each other to get screen time and push their opinions like some kind of guru or genius. Most times the segment ends with the viewer more clueless about the issues and maybe a clever soundbite to discuss at the water-cooler…