Trump's new campaign manager stands by previous Trump criticism, except on tax returns

Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway explains her previous criticism of Trump
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Kellyanne Conway, Donald Trump's new campaign manager, said some pretty critical things about her new boss when she worked on rival presidential campaigns in the spring, and George Stephanopoulos showed her some of those clips on Sunday's This Week. "So what changed for you, and do you stand by those comments?" he asked. "I do, and the reason is I don't like when people hurl personal insults. That will never change," Conway said. When Stephanopoulos asked if Trump would stop insulting people, she said Trump "doesn't hurl personal insults."

Stephanopoulos circled and asked if Conway stood by her remarks that Trump should be transparent in releasing his tax returns. "I'm glad he's transparent about a number of things," she said. "I've learned since being on the inside that this audit is a serious matter and that he has said that when the audit is complete, he will release his tax returns." Conway added that she knows "as a pollster that what concerns people most about 'taxes' is their own tax liability, and so we appreciate people being able to see Hillary Clinton's plan and Donald Trump's plan and figure out who will really get the middle-class tax relief."

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