White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is finally speaking out about the feud between President Trump and her husband — and it sounds like she's on Trump's side.
Conway spoke with Politico on Wednesday after Trump went after her husband, George Conway, on Twitter for the second day in a row, calling him a "stone cold loser." The president's tweets came after Conway, who has long been an outspoken critic of the president, spent days suggesting that Trump has a personality disorder and that Americans should be concerned about his "mental condition and psychological state."
Kellyanne Conway told Politico that Trump is a "counterpuncher" and that he "left it alone for months out of respect for me." She asked, "you think he shouldn’t respond when somebody, a non-medical professional accuses him of having a mental disorder? You think he should just take that sitting down?" Conway said Trump is "obviously defending me" and offered some criticism of her husband by saying that he shouldn't "play psychiatrist."
Conway didn't answer a question about whether she wants Trump to stop tweeting about her husband, but did assert that this drama has not affected her job. "Hasn't everybody tried to push me out already and here I am, stronger than ever," she said.
Around the same time this Politico interview was published, Trump went after George Conway once again, telling reporters per The Hill's Jordan Fabian that he's a "whack job" who is "doing a tremendous disservice to a wonderful wife."