This past Friday, Donald Trump was sworn as the new commander in chief on Inauguration Day. While Trump is now the 45th President of the United States, there wasn't as many people there to see him in person as he would have liked.

Conway clash

In 2009, 1.2 million people crowded the nation's capital to watch President Obama become the first African-American president in United States history. Four years later, nearly a million witnesses the aftermath of his reelection. For Donald Trump, the promise that he would break the record for inauguration attendance fell flat, with an estimated audience of about 250,000 people showing up.

Over the last 24 hours, Trump, and his White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, have disputed the reports of a low attendance, despite visual evidence being provided by many news outlets. On Sunday, presidential counsel Kellyanne Conway got into a heated exchange on the January 22 edition of NBC' "Meet the Press."

(Full interview in the video above.)

Joining host Chuck Todd was Kellyanne Conway, as the two quickly battled it out over how many people watched Donald Trump be sworn in as president in Washington, D.C. "Why did the president send out his press secretary...for the very first time in front of that podium to utter a provable falsehood," Todd asked. "If we are going to keep on referring to our press secretary in those type of terms, I think we are going to have to rethink our relationship here," Conway responded.

She then deflected from the question, and instead accused the media of pushing "unfair and incomplete treatment" of Trump by claiming he removed a statue of Martin Luther King Jr. in the White House.

Todd went back to his original question, stating that Sean Spicer's recent denial of the inauguration crowd report "undermines the credibility of the entire White House press office." Conway responded in anger, accusing Todd of acting "dramatic," while clarifying Spicer's comments as "alternative facts."

"Alternative facts are not facts," Chuck Todd quickly fired back, while adding, "they're falsehoods." The two continued to go back and forth, with Todd calling the Trump and Spicer denial "ridiculous," which Kellyanne Conway was not happy about.

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"Your job is not to call things ridiculous," Conway told Todd, while adding later, "You're supposed to be a news person!"

Moving forward

Over the course of the entire campaign, Donald Trump and his team have not been on good terms with the majority of the news media and other journalists. As seen on Sunday's "Meet the Press," as well as the aforementioned Sean Spicer press conference, the relationship between both sides doesn't look to be improving anytime soon.