CNN
Now playing
02:17
Cooper to Conway: Fine to speculate without facts?
CNN Illustration/Getty Images
Now playing
00:46
Toobin: Not a good day for the FBI
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 28:  Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers a keynote address during the 28th Annual Professional Business Women of California conference on March 28, 2017 in San Francisco, California. Hillary Clinton delivered the keynote address at the day-long conference featuring speakers, seminars and panel discussions with industry leaders.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 28: Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers a keynote address during the 28th Annual Professional Business Women of California conference on March 28, 2017 in San Francisco, California. Hillary Clinton delivered the keynote address at the day-long conference featuring speakers, seminars and panel discussions with industry leaders. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Now playing
02:14
See key moments from the Clinton email scandal (2018)
title:  duration: 00:00:00 site:  author:  published:  intervention: yes description:
The Hill
title: duration: 00:00:00 site: author: published: intervention: yes description:
Now playing
01:53
Sessions: Clinton probe report will reassure US
James Comey Town Hall 4-25-18-2
CNN
James Comey Town Hall 4-25-18-2
Now playing
02:38
Comey: It was a nightmare of a decision
CNN Annotation/White House Photo
Now playing
01:55
Trump adviser pursued Clinton emails on dark web
James Comey Loretta Lynch matter investigation queasy_00000000.jpg
James Comey Loretta Lynch matter investigation queasy_00000000.jpg
Now playing
02:06
Comey: Lynch request gave me queasy feeling
U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he walks with his wife Melania to Marine One while departing from the White House on July 12, 2017 in Washington, DC. President Trump is traveling to France where he will meet with President Emmanuel Macron and will attend Bastille Day events on Friday.
Mark Wilson/Getty Images
U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he walks with his wife Melania to Marine One while departing from the White House on July 12, 2017 in Washington, DC. President Trump is traveling to France where he will meet with President Emmanuel Macron and will attend Bastille Day events on Friday.
Now playing
02:49
The path to Trump's call for Russia to 'find' Clinton emails
Mike Pence defends private email server sot_00000000.jpg
Pool
Mike Pence defends private email server sot_00000000.jpg
Now playing
01:00
Pence defends private email use
GOP operative Peter Smith committed suicide at age 81 shortly after describing to the WSJ his efforts online to track down Hillary Clinton's emails, which he believed had been hacked and stolen from her private server.
KTTC, KIMT, Twitter, Legacy.com, Chicago Sun-Times
GOP operative Peter Smith committed suicide at age 81 shortly after describing to the WSJ his efforts online to track down Hillary Clinton's emails, which he believed had been hacked and stolen from her private server.
Now playing
03:14
GOP activist hunted Clinton emails, found dead
cnnee pkg rodriguez clinton global iniciative hillary emails_00002301.jpg
cnnee pkg rodriguez clinton global iniciative hillary emails_00002301.jpg
Now playing
02:47
Hillary Clinton's explanations of her email saga
SOTU Lynch comey letter_00004405.jpg
SOTU Lynch comey letter_00004405.jpg
Now playing
01:42
Lynch: My views on Comey letter were known
hillary clinton
New York Times
hillary clinton
Now playing
02:42
Warrant sheds light on Clinton email probe
US President Barack Obama and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrive at a campaign event in Charlotte, North Carolina, on July 5, 2016. / AFP / NICHOLAS KAMM        (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
US President Barack Obama and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrive at a campaign event in Charlotte, North Carolina, on July 5, 2016. / AFP / NICHOLAS KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
Now playing
01:04
Obama: Hillary Clinton was not treated fairly
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 27:  FBI Director James Comey waits for the beginning of a hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee September 27, 2016 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The committee held a hearing on "Fifteen Years After 9/11: Threats to the Homeland."  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Alex Wong/Getty Images
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 27: FBI Director James Comey waits for the beginning of a hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee September 27, 2016 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The committee held a hearing on "Fifteen Years After 9/11: Threats to the Homeland." (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Now playing
01:32
FBI clears Clinton in email probe
Getty Images
Now playing
01:28
Trump: Clinton is guilty and she knows it

Story highlights

Hours earlier, FBI Director James Comey again cleared Hillary Clinton in the matter

Cooper asked Conway if it was "responsible" for Trump to be speculating about the case

(CNN) —  

CNN’s Anderson Cooper and Donald Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway got into a testy exchange Sunday in a discussion about the GOP nominee’s repeated speculation over the FBI review of emails found on a laptop belonging to Anthony Weiner.

Hours earlier, FBI Director James Comey again cleared Hillary Clinton in the matter after saying late last month that the newly-discovered emails could be “pertinent” to the investigation into her use of a private server while secretary of state.

“Is it responsible for someone who might be president of the United States to be, in your words, ‘speculating’ about an active investigation when he has no actual facts?” Cooper asked Conway, speaking on a special Sunday night edition of “Anderson Cooper 360.”

When Conway attempted to steer the conversation to Clinton’s use of a private server, Cooper pressed on.

“Right, you are not answering the question, though,” he said, with irritation rising in his voice. “Is it irresponsible for a man who might be president of the United States to speculate about something about which he has no facts?”

“Everybody on CNN speculated 24/7,” Conway fired back.

“If everybody jumped off a bridge it doesn’t mean you should jump off a bridge, too … again, I am just trying to ask,” interjected Cooper. “Don’t you think it’s irresponsible?”

“No,” Conway replied, “I don’t think it’s irresponsible.”