In the spin room following the second presidential debate, Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said, “I’m with the campaign ‘til the bitter end, unless...” trailing off painfully abruptly, even for a Trump associate.
It was in response to Chris Matthews asking if Conway would be with the campaign until the end, following tapes leaked in which Trump discusses how celebrity allows a man to grab women “by the pussy.” When Matthews asked, “Unless what?” Conway refused to elaborate, saying, “I’m sitting here as his campaign manager.”
After the interview ended moments later, MSNBC cut to Brian Williams, Rachel Maddow, Nicole Wallace, and Chuck Todd who were all confused by her remarks. So Maddow cut back to Conway and asked her to clarify what she meant.
Conway grimaced and then said, “I know, I didn’t mean to alert the breaking news again, Rachel. The unless is very simple—it’s unless someone in my household needs me or unless something changes in my own life.”