Magazine May 14, 2018, Issue

“The Kellyanne Conway Show”

(Lucy Nicholson/Reuters)

Episode 123: All Taped Shut

 

FADE IN: INT. OFFICE — DAY

KELLYANNE is at her desk. JOHN KELLY’s office door is closed. PRESIDENT TRUMP enters gingerly.

President Trump: (whisper yells): Hey hey hey.

Kellyanne: Hello, sir! Good morning.

President Trump: Good morning to you, Kellybee. Is, um, you-know-who in?

(He points to the closed office door.)

Kellyanne: He is. Should I get him?

President Trump: Kellyanne, I think not. Not at this moment. Because I really wanted to ask you a favor.

Kellyanne: Anything, sir.

President Trump: It’s about that tape.

Kellyanne: Eewww.

President Trump: People keep saying that! Honestly, it’s not that bad. All it shows is  —

Kellyanne: Sir? Can we just

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