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The Conways

Trump and 'Mr. Kellyanne Conway' are now openly fighting on Twitter

George Conway has been sniping at President Trump for months, but subtweeting the president with clinical definitions of personality disorders was apparently a bridge too far for Team Trump. On Monday night, Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale tweeted that Trump had turned "Mr. Kellyanne Conway" down for an unspecified "job he desperately wanted," adding kind of incongruously that Conway "either fired/quit, didn’t want the scrutiny" of working at the Justice Department. Conway, a prominent conservative lawyer, "hurts his wife because he is jealous of her success," Parscale suggested.

This prompted a tweet from the president of the United States himself, who deemed his senior counselor's husband "a total loser." Conway didn't seem hurt, tweeting back the clinical definition of narcissistic personality disorder.

Conway also congratulated Trump on spreading the word about mental illness, in a manner of speaking, and linked to a Rolling Stone article he said will help people "understand you, and why you're unfit and incompetent for the esteemed office you temporarily hold."

If you're interested in perhaps the most interesting marriage in Washington, CNN had a fortuitously timed segment on the Conways on Tuesday morning, and you can watch it below. Peter Weber