After the election of Donald Trump, former campaign manager Kellyanne Conway was brought on board to the White House to serve in the newly created role of "presidential counsel." After a rough two months on the job, Conway is doing her best to be optimistic about the future.

Conway's facts

When Donald Trump was elected as the 45th President of the United States, it came as a surprise to many, including those in the campaign. As the reality set in, Trump was quick to put together his administration and those who would be surrounding him in the White House over the next four years.

Due to the campaign's obvious success, Kellyanne Conway was tapped to join the team, while continuing to remain as a top spokesperson for the president. However, in recent weeks, Conway has found herself in compromising situations, including citing the fake "Bowling Green Massacre" to justify Trump's travel ban, while using the term "Alternative Facts" to describe falsehoods coming out of the White House. During a March 18 interview with New York magazine, Conway attempted to justify some of her latest issues.

Sitting down with reporter Olivia Nuzzi, Kellyanne Conway spoke about a variety of topics, including the infamous "alternative facts" term.

"Two plus two is four. Three plus one is four. Partly cloudy, partly sunny. Glass half full, glass half empty," Conway said, explaining, "Those are alternative facts."

Kellyanne Conway went on to explain that there is a difference between "additional facts" and "alternative information," which the presidential counsel has been trying to walk-back ever since her use of the term became a viral joke on social media and in the mainstream press.

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Bannon on Conway

During the interview, Chief Strategist Steve Bannon spoke highly of Kellyanne Conway, stating, "She can stand in the breach and take incoming all day." In an interesting note, Olivia Nuzzi explained that Conway has learned that she "doesn't need to win the argument" but rather craft a semi-plausible counter-narrative" that is just believable enough for Donald Trump supporters to buy into it, so they can continue their faith in the president and his agenda. As the new administration gets set to start its second month in office, the battle between team Trump and the opposition is expected to continue.