Donald Trump's new campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway told ABC's THIS WEEK that her boss, doesn't in fact, "hurl personal insults."
And you thought the Trump campaign couldn't become even more ridiculous than they've already been?
Donald has used a bevy of female surrogates to carry his messaging and clean up when he's stepped in dog poo and Kellyanne fits right in to the mix with some of her statements today on the Sunday talk show circuit.
After host George Stephanopoulos played a series of clips of Conway bashing Donald Trump, including his "vulgar insults," he asked her "what changed for you?"
Conway replied, "I do. And the reason is I don't like when people hurl personal insults. That will never change. That's not my style. I'm a mother of four shall children. And it would be a terrible example for me to feel otherwise..."
George asked, "You think Mr. Trump's going to change on that?"
Conway continued, "Well, but he doesn't hurl personal insults. In other words, he just this week, look what he talked about."
STOP THE PRESSES!
Did she just say Donald doesn't hurl personal insults? Kellyanne, you're going there? Speaking words at one of his recent rallies does not erase every vile word he's said about everyone he considers his enemy, including "Lyin' Ted Cruz!
Here's a guide of at least 250 insults that Donald Trump has hurled at reporters, politicians, judges and everything in between, just on twitter that was compiled by the NY Times.
Here's a list from The HIll that captures many of his outrageous statements.
And as soon as he landed in Baton Rogue, he insulted President Obama.
It looks like the media is giving Conway a pass today since they didn't call any of her statements into question, but this grace period needs to end now.
The country can't afford it.
Here's a full comments via ABC's THIS WEEK:
CONWAY: You said he's for the little guy but he's actually built a lot of his businesses on the backs of little guys, completely transparent. Donald Trump's tax returns aren't. I'd like to see those be transparent.↓ Story continues below ↓
It's vulgar. And do I want somebody who hurls personal insults or who goes and talks about philosophical differences?
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STEPHANOPOULOS: So what changed for you?
And do you stand by those comments?
CONWAY: I do. And the reason is I don't like when people hurl personal insults. That will never change. That's not my style. I'm a mother of four shall children. And it would be a terrible example for me to feel otherwise --
STEPHANOPOULOS: You think Mr. Trump's going to change on that?
CONWAY: Well, but he doesn't hurl personal insults. In other words, he just this week, look what he talked about.
He's bringing the case right to communities of color in Michigan. And he's speaking to all Americans when he does that, George.
And what he's doing is he's challenging the Democratic Party. He's challenging Hillary Clinton and President Obama's legacy and Democratic mayors all across this country.
And he's saying, look, how in the world can we abide a 58 percent unemployment rate among African American youth?
How can we stand over a million more African Americans in poverty since 2009?
The Hillary people want this to all be about tone and temperament. We also want to it be about facts and figures because that's the only way you rebuild the American economy, you unleash energy independence. You frankly get a hold of the disaster that has been ObamaCare.
So we want to take that case directly to the people that facts don’t like and the fact that he's going places where other Republican candidates have been unwilling or unable to do is pretty remarkable.
STEPHANOPOULOS: And I want to (INAUDIBLE) one more. But one more question on this. So you say you stand by your comments. So you still believe that Donald Trump should be transparent, release his tax returns?
CONWAY: I learned -- and by that he's transparent about a number of things. And we're certainly running against the least accountable, least transparent, I think, joyless candidate in presidential political history.
But I've learned since on being the inside that this audit is a serious matter and that he has said that when the audit is complete, he'll release his tax returns. I also know as a pollster that what concerns people most about, quote, "taxes" is their own tax liability.