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CNN's Jake Tapper Mocks Kellyanne Conway's Ridiculous Claim that Everyone's 'Obsessed' with Trump

She made the comments Friday morning to White House reporters.

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Kellyanne Conway called it "weird" Friday morning that everybody is "so obsessed with the president of the United States" — despite the fact that President Donald Trump himself is constantly doing whatever he can to draw as much attention as possible.

She made the comments to reporters Friday in front of the White House entrance.

"Why is everybody so obsessed with the president of the United States that they can't even begin or finish a sentence without mentioning his name five times? It's kind of weird," she said. "And it's infecting people on the news now who fancy themselves security experts."

On his CNN show "The Lead" Friday evening, Jake Tapper mocked the premise of her question.

"Why is everybody so obsessed with the president of the United States? May I hazard a guess?" he asked with faux seriousness. "Perhaps people keep talking about the president of the United States — the most powerful person on the planet — because he keeps making comments and taking actions that are shocking and unprecedented? Does that — does that make sense?"

Watch the clip below:

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Cody Fenwick is a reporter and editor. Follow him on Twitter @codytfenwick.