On Wednesday, Fb lastly took the lengthy overdue step of eradicating a bit of Trump marketing campaign content material from its platform that pushed misinformation about COVID-19. That didn’t cease Kellyanne Conway from making an attempt to defend it Thursday morning on Fox Information. The declare in query got here through the president’s look on Fox & Associates that morning, the place he falsely acknowledged, “In the event you have a look at youngsters, youngsters are nearly—and I’d nearly say undoubtedly—however nearly immune from this illness.” “After all there’s a debate occurring about whether or not Fb and Twitter needs to be arbiters of reality and resolve what’s truth and fiction,” Fox host Sandra Smith started, earlier than sharing the precise details about confirmed coronavirus instances in youngsters. Based on the CDC, she advised Conway, youngsters underneath the age of 18 now make up 7.4% of whole instances in the US. “So youngsters are getting this illness, Kellyanne,” she stated. “Sure, they’re and fortunately most by no means make it to a hospital and only a few have died,” Conway replied, hastening so as to add, “and each dying is a tragedy.” As she tried to pivot to glimmers of fine information concerning the unfold of the virus general, Smith introduced her again to the problem at hand.“I wish to stick with youngsters although,” the host stated. “As a result of the controversy proper now’s over the unfold of misinformation by the president about youngsters being ‘almost immune.’” Smith cited remarks from the Republican governor of Mississippi, who has simply instituted a state-wide masks mandate, as additional proof that children are transmitting the virus in massive numbers earlier than asking, “Is it useful for the president to inform mother and father that youngsters are ‘almost immune’ from this after which have it factually spreading from baby to baby in locations like Mississippi the place they’ve opened the doorways to their faculties?” Seth Meyers Brutally Mocks Trump’s Kindergarten Coronavirus Dying ChartInstead of defending Trump’s declare, all Conway might do in response was attempt to spotlight different situations when the president didn’t unfold misinformation about youngsters’s susceptibility. “So I feel the president is making clear that general the common age of those that move away from coronavirus remains to be about 78,” she stated, a separate truth that doesn’t imply youngsters are “almost immune.” After Conway tried yet one more pivot to assault Joe Biden, Smith once more introduced her again to Trump and his lies concerning the virus. “I get that Kellyanne and that’s one other dialog,” the host stated. “However the level is that the president stated in that interview on Fox & Associates yesterday morning stated it’s going to ‘go away, like issues go away’ and that’s one thing many individuals are taking situation with.” She quoted the White Home’s personal well being knowledgeable Dr. Anthony Fauci, who stated, “I don’t consider that it’ll disappear as a result of it’s such a extremely transmissible virus.” “So is the president listening to the recommendation of the well being specialists that he has at his aspect?” Smith requested.“Sure he’s, and they need to be listening to him as effectively,” Conway replied ominously earlier than accusing these specialists of claiming issues on TV that they didn’t categorical in categorized process pressure conferences.Conway had a lot to say after that about Twitter and Fb, however she couldn’t defend Trump’s declare that COVID-19 will magically disappear. Kellyanne Conway Loses It Over Mary Trump Guide on Fox NewsRead extra at The Every day Beast.Get our high tales in your inbox day by day. Enroll now!Every day Beast Membership: Beast Inside goes deeper on the tales that matter to you. Be taught extra.