Trump: Kellyanne Conway 'must have done some bad things' to 'crazy' husband

President TrumpDonald TrumpNew Capitol Police chief to take over Friday Overnight Health Care: Biden officials says no change to masking guidance right now | Missouri Supreme Court rules in favor of Medicaid expansion | Mississippi's attorney general asks Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade Michael Wolff and the art of monetizing gossip MORE on Friday quipped that White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayAides who clashed with Giuliani intentionally gave him wrong time for Trump debate prep: book 7 conservative women who could replace Meghan McCain on 'The View' Karen Pence confirms move back to Indiana: 'No place like home' MORE "must have done some bad things" to her husband, fervent Trump critic George ConwayGeorge ConwayGeorge Conway: GOP blocking Jan. 6 commission 'more appalling' than both Trump acquittals Press: Get orange jumpsuit ready: extra large Influential Republicans detail call to reform party, threaten to form new one MORE, "because that guy's crazy."

"Kellyanne is great but she’s married to a total whack job. I think, she must have done some number on him, Ainsley," Trump told "Fox & Friends" co-host Ainsley Earhardt.

"I don’t know what Kellyanne did to that guy because I don’t even know him … he’s got to be some kind of a nut job," Trump continued. "She must have done some bad things to him because that guy’s crazy."

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The president made the remark about the Conways after he was asked about the prospect of former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki HaleyNikki HaleyPoll: Trump leads 2024 GOP primary trailed by Pence, DeSantis Trump is a complication for Republican hopes in Virginia The Memo: Trump is diminished but hasn't faded MORE joining the 2020 ticket. Earhardt mentioned speculation on the subject from George Conway.

Kellyanne Conway has been outspoken in support of Vice President Pence, and Trump on Friday said he would not change his running mate.

The Conways have been a frequent topic of discussion inside the Beltway as Kellyanne Conway remains one of the president's closest advisers and most visible defenders and George Conway carves out space as an anti-Trump commentator on Twitter.

Kellyanne Conway has bristled at reporters who have brought up her husband, noting that she is one of the most prominent women in Washington, D.C., and questioning the need to bring up George Conway or her marriage.

She criticized CNN during a recent appearance where the network played a clip of her husband discussing impeachment on MSNBC, accusing the network of doing it for ratings.

"It's the same stuff all the time," she said. "What you just quoted is said every day by other voices but you wanted to put it in my husband's voice because you think somehow that that will help your ratings or that you're really sticking it to Kellyanne Conway."