• Kellyanne and George Conway have been married for 17 years and have four kids together.
  • Though they’ve spent years in prominent circles, the lawyer and former pollster shot to the top of the national political stage when Kellyanne became the first woman to run a successful presidential campaign.
  • But George’s public hits on Trump, and vice versa, have painted a picture of a difficult marriage.

Kellyanne and George Conway have been married for 17 years, have four kids together, and have risen to prominence on the national political stage in recent years.

But their relationship – from the outside, at least – appears to be under more stress than ever.

Kellyanne, who ran President Donald Trump’s campaign and now serves as his counselor, is one of Trump’s fiercest and most vocal supporters. While George supported Trump at first, he now publicly trolls the president on Twitter.

On Tuesday, Trump shot back, calling George “A total loser!” on Twitter. On Wednesday, the president followed up by calling George “a stone cold LOSER & husband from hell!”

Here is an inside look at one of the most interesting marriages in Washington, aided by a lengthy feature on the couple from the Washington Post.

After spotting the DC pollster Kellyanne Fitzpatrick on the cover of a magazine in the late 1990s, George called his friend Ann Coulter to introduce him to her.

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Foto: Ann Coulter.sourceChip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Source: Washington Post

After Coulter introduced the two, Kellyanne and George began spending time together in The Hamptons and at baseball games. Kellyanne once said, “I find that his near-constant presence doesn’t annoy me.”

Foto: Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway, center, and her husband George Conway, right, greet guests on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington during a Halloween event welcoming children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.sourcePablo Martinez Monsivais/AP

Source: Washington Post

The two were married in 2001 at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Philadelphia. It was reportedly a “decadent affair” — the cake was so big it had to be cut into pieces so it could fit in the door.

Foto: The procession enters the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul for the installation ceremony of Archbishop of Philadelphia Justin Rigali on October 7, 2003 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.sourceGetty Images

Source: Washington Post

“It was the biggest, fanciest wedding I’ve ever been to in my entire life,” a guest recalled to The Post. “All seven of the members of the right-wing conspiracy were there. The rest were just Republicans.”

Foto: Conway at the Generation Next forum at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington.sourceLeah Millis/AP

Source: Washington Post

That guest was referring to George’s alleged role in fanning the flames of former President Bill Clinton’s impeachment, which former first lady Hillary Clinton once called a “vast right-wing conspiracy.”

Foto: First lady Hillary Rodham Clinton watches President Clinton pause as he thanks those Democratic members of the House of Representatives who voted against impeachment in this Dec. 19, 1998 file photo.sourceAP Photo/Susan Walsh, File

Source: Washington Post

The newlyweds moved into an apartment at Trump World Tower in Manhattan. It was here where Kellyanne and George met Trump.

Foto: Trump World Tower.sourceAP

Source: Washington Post

George argued against taking Trump’s name off the building, and the real estate developer called to thank George for what he did, offering him a spot on the condo board.

Foto: sourceMark Lennihan/AP Photos

Source: Washington Post

George declined the offer, but Kellyanne volunteered for the position. “My laziness led her to meet Donald Trump,” George told the Post.

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Source: Washington Post

But George now says that he regrets introducing Kellyanne to Trump. “Knowing what I know now, I would have said no, and never mentioned it when I got home,” George told The Post.

Foto: sourceMark Wilson/Getty Images

Sources: Washington Post, Business Insider

The years that followed living in Alpine, New Jersey were quieter. Kellyanne and George raised their four children: a set of twins named George IV and Claudia, Charlotte, and Vanessa.

Foto: sourceChip Somodevilla / Getty Images

Source: Washington Post

While Kellyanne’s polling work had her in both New York and Washington, DC, George worked in New York as a litigation partner at the firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen and Katz.

Foto: Kellyanne worked with Newt Gingrich early in her career.sourceJohn Moore/Getty Images

Source: Washington Post, Star Ledger, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Between their two jobs, the Conways have done well financially. When she joined the Trump administration, they disclosed assets worth up to $39.3 million.

Foto: Kellyanne Conway is seen in New York City outside Trump Towers.sourceDennis Van Tine/STAR MAX/IPx 12/2/16

Source: Business Insider

Kellyanne joined Trump’s team in July 2016. She would later become the first woman to run a successful presidential campaign.

Foto: Former Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway with reporters at Trump Tower.sourceAP Photo/Evan Vucci

Kellyanne made occasional TV appearances through her polling work, but it was nothing like when she began working for Trump. George even hired security to keep the family safe.

Foto: sourceScreenshot via NBC.com

Source: Washington Post

“I remember going on Google after she was announced as campaign manager and seeing her name was the most-searched term in the country,” George told The Post. “I knew right then our lives would never be quite the same.”

Foto: sourceScreenshot via ABC

Source: Washington Post

Kellyanne and George would watch the “Saturday Night Live” impressions and found them to be funny until they started to seem mean.

Foto: Kate McKinnon as Kellyanne Conway on SNL.sourceScreenshot/NBC

Source: Washington Post

When the networks called the election for Trump, George reportedly began to cry and say to everyone at the Midtown Manhattan Hilton about Kellyanne: “She did it! She did it! She made history.”

Foto: President-elect Donald TrumpsourceMark Wilson/Getty Images

Source: Washington Post

“I couldn’t have done this without him,” Kellyanne said of George taking care of the kids while she was on the road campaigning.

Foto: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway speaks at the Values Voter Summit of the Family Research Council in Washington.sourceThomson Reuters

Source: Washington Post

After Kellyanne moved down to DC, George and the kids joined her after the school year finished. Their 15,000-square-foot home near Embassy Row reportedly cost almost $8 million.

Foto: The homes in the area are huge.sourceGoogle Maps

Sources: Town and Country, Washington Post

Trump was reportedly considering George to either run the Justice Department’s civil division or serve as US Solicitor General. But George withdrew his name from consideration to stay in the private sector.

Foto: George attends the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House April 17, 2017.sourceChip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Source: Washington Post, Cosmopolitan

George reportedly turned down the offer after Trump fired FBI director James Comey and the special counsel’s investigation of Russia’s interference in US elections gained traction.

Foto: James Comey testifies in Washington DC in 2016.sourceWin McNamee/Getty

Sources: Washington Post, Business Insider

According to his friends, George did not want to be a part of a Justice Department that found itself targeted by the president.

Foto: Attorney General Jeff SessionssourceMark Wilson/Getty Images

Sources: Washington Post, Business Insider

Since arriving to Washington, George has not been afraid to take shots at Kellyanne’s boss on Trump’s favorite social media platform.

Foto: George Conway’s Twitter.sourceTwitter

Source: Business Insider

When Trump vented about the striking down of his travel ban in June 2017, Conway criticized Trump’s approach by suggesting that Trump’s tweets would ultimately hurt the president’s case.

Foto: George Conway TwittersourceTwitter

Sources: Business Insider, Twitter

“This is flabbergasting,” Conway said in March 2018, in response to a report that Trump discussed pardoning former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former campaign chairman Paul Manafort in the Russia probe.

Foto: George Conway TwittersourceTwitter

Source: Business Insider/Twitter

In a now-deleted tweet in March 2018, George described Trump’s string of hirings and firings at the White House as “absurd”, and in another tweet, described Trump’s statements as “false and misleading.”

Foto: US President Donald speaks as Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue looks on.sourceGetty Images

Source: Business Insider

When Trump said in April that attorney-client privilege was dead, Conway responded on Twitter with a section of a Justice Department manual listing guidelines for executing proper searches of potentially privileged material.

Foto: George Conway TwittersourceTwitter

Source: Business Insider, Twitter

Kellyanne told The Post she thought George’s tweets were “disrespectful.” “It’s a violation of basic decency, certainly, if not marital vows.”

Foto: Trump with Kellyanne Conway and Hope Hicks at a campaign eventsourceLucas Jackson/Reuters

Sources: Washington Post, Business Insider

Kellyanne tried to be quoted about her husband as “a person familiar with their relationship”, but the reporter refused because she was already on the record for the interview.

Foto: Kellyanne Conway.sourceThomson Reuters

Source: Business Insider

In June, George wrote a column for Lawfare defending the special counsel Robert Mueller and his authority in the Russia investigation.

Foto: Robert Mueller.sourceChip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Source: CNN

In another interview with the Post, George said he gives Kellyanne a harder time about working for Trump than anyone else. He also said that “it’s just endless selfies” when people approach them out in public.

Foto: Kellyanne Conway poses for a selfie with supporters after Melania Trump, wife to the Republican Presidential nominee, delivered a speech at Main Line Sports in Berwyn, Pennsylvania November 3, 2016sourceThomson Reuters

Source: Washington Post

Kellyanne embraces her popularity. “Nobody knows who I am because of my husband,” she told The Post. “People know of my husband because of me.”

Foto: Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway speaks on television in the Briefing Room at the White House in Washington.sourceAndrew Harnik/AP

Source: Washington Post

But the two are increasingly at odds over Kellyanne’s boss. “If there’s an issue, it’s because she’s in that job, for that man,” George told the Post.

Foto: President-elect Donald Trump, right, kisses the hand of Kellyanne Conway, his campaign manager, during a VIP reception and dinner with donors, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Washington.sourceAP/Evan Vucci

Source: Washington Post

Kellyanne suggested to The Post that she feels torn between the two of them. “I feel there’s a part of him that thinks I chose Donald Trump over him. Which is ridiculous. One is my work and one is my marriage.”

Foto: Kellyanne Conway and President Donald TrumpsourceKevin Lamarque/Reuters

Source: Washington Post

“I’m just saddened by how things turned out,” George told The Post.

Foto: Conway deplanes as she arrives with Trump aboard Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, MarylandsourceThomson Reuters

Source: Washington Post

Trump’s tense relationship with George reached a fever pitch in March 2019 after Trump spent St. Patrick’s Day weekend on a Twitter tear against “Saturday Night Live,” Fox News, and the late Sen. John McCain.

Foto: President Donald Trump speaks following a meeting on infrastructure at Trump Tower, August 15, 2017 in New York City.sourceDrew Angerer/Getty Images

Source: Business Insider

George posted the cover of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders hours after the first leg of Trump’s tweets, followed by the book’s pages that describe narcissistic personality disorder and antisocial personality disorder.

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Source: Twitter

When asked about the tweet, Kellyanne said she doesn’t “share those concerns” about Trump’s psychological state.

Foto: Counselor to US President Donald Trump, Kellyanne Conway speaks to the press outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, DC, on January 9, 2018.sourceJIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images

Source: Politico

Trump himself capped off the drama when he called the lawyer “A total loser!”

Foto: source@RealDonaldTrump on Twitter

Source: Twitter

George responded with several tweets of his own, starting with, “Congratulations! You just guaranteed that millions of more people are going to learn about narcissistic personality disorder and malignant narcissism! Great job!”

Foto: George Conway speaks at Georgetown Law School on March 8, 2019.sourceGeorgetown Law/Handout via REUTERS

Source: Twitter

“This was the article that first got me to really understand you, @realDonaldTrump,” George tweeted, with a link to a Rolling Stone story about Trump’s mental health. “Once someone understands narcissistic personality disorder, they understand you—and why you’re unfit and incompetent for the esteemed office you temporarily hold.”

Foto: George Conway speaks at Georgetown Law School on March 8, 2019.sourceGeorgetown Law/Handout via REUTERS

Sources: Twitter, Rolling Stone

On Wednesday, Trump escalated the feud, calling George “a stone cold LOSER & husband from hell!” George retweeted it, with the comment, “The President of the United States.”

Foto: source@realdonaldtrump/Twitter

Source: Twitter

Washington Post White House reporter Ashley Parker asked, “why is it considered the ultimate insult to call a man ‘Mr. [Insert Wife’s Name Here]’?” To that, George responded, “It isn’t—except perhaps to the extremely juvenile and boorish. What I really wouldn’t want to be called is ‘Individual-[ ],'” referring to the way Trump is characterized in Muller’s court filings.

Foto: George Conway holds Kellyanne’s fur coat as they arrive for a candlelight dinner at Union Station on the eve of the inauguration in D.C. on January 19, 2017.sourceREUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Source: Twitter

In an interview with Politico on Wednesday, Kellyanne said she had discussed George’s criticisms with Trump “in passing,” and that the president “left it alone for months out of respect for me.” She added that the rift hasn’t affected her job in any way.

Foto: White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway speaks to the media at the White House on February 22, 2019.sourceREUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Source: Politico

“But 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?” she told Politico’s Daniel Lippman, adding that Trump was a “counterpuncher.”

Foto: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway speaks to members of the news media after giving an interview to Fox News at the White House on February 4, 2019.sourceREUTERS/Leah Millis

Source: Politico

Can one of the most interesting couples in Washington weather this storm? They’ve been together 17 years, so only time will tell.

Foto: Kellyanne Conway speaks with members of the media while George holds her coat as they arrive for a dinner at Union Station in Washington, the day before Trump’s inauguration.sourceMatt Rourke/AP