Even when Donald Trump isn’t singlehandedly making moves that will guarantee the failure of his administration, his closest minions are making sure that the White House implodes while he relaxes.
According to an exclusive interview with New York Magazine, Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway spoke about what she does in the White House – and it ended up being a massive attack on White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer. During the interview, Conway tried to gain relevance by bragging about how she “can bend [the president’s] ear at any time” and that she’s one of Trump’s closest advisers.
In the interview, Conway focused quite a bit of her attention on insulting Spicer, stating that she would rather die than have his job. She said:
“Slit my wrists, bleed out, put cement shoes on, jump off the bridge, and then I’ll take the job — are you kidding me?”
Conway followed that up with a rant about her “walk-in privileges” and the fact that “When I want to talk to [the president,] I go talk to him.”
Olivia Nuzzi, who had interviewed Conway, also noted how creepily similar Conway’s personality was to Trump’s own vile nature:
“[H]er opportunism, jumping from Ted Cruz to Trump mid-campaign; her mercenary sense of loyalty, somehow both total and totally for hire; her ease at projecting, in even the most staged encounters, a blue-collar authenticity; her fighter’s instinct, which dictates that she never give an inch or even try to persuade; and, above all, her very loose relationship to the truth and her very evident love of the game.”
This is hardly the first time Conway has tried to insult Spicer to make her relationship with Trump appear superior. She previously bragged about how Trump supported her more than Spicer, and almost sent Trump’s team into chaos.