Mar 4, 2017

Kellyanne Conway on what would make her leave the White House: her children.

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Sneak peek from "CBS Sunday Morning" ... Kellyanne Conway to Norah O'Donnell, on what would make her leave the White House: her children.

  • "They're having the hardest time with this ... They're great kids, but they're really the worst ages for a mom to be here and away from them, 12, 12, eight and seven. And 24/7 Secret Service protection is tough for them. It's tough for them to think about when I'm away from them and why does she have that.
  • "And so I don't — this is all new for us. This is not something I sought. I'm not a famous person on TV. ... [T]hey're struggling because it's just different to not have a mom there as much as they're used to even though I've always worked. This is an entirely different level."

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