03/21/2017 04:50 EDT | Updated 03/22/2017 09:42 EDT

Kellyanne Conway Says She Helped Pay For Friend's Abortion

She says she's "sympathetic" to woman who have abortions.

It's an admission you would never expect from U.S. President Donald Trump's advisor Kellyanne Conway.

The pro-life advocate says she's "sympathetic" to women who undergo abortions — and even says she's helped a friend fund the procedure in the past.

"Do I know anybody who ever got an abortion? Well, of course I do. I've driven them there. I've helped pay," she told New York Magazine in an interview published over the weekend.

Conway told New York Magazine that she drove friends to their abortions and helped them pay for the procedure. (Photo:Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

"You know, when you’re young, you’re thinking about the person, not the issue," she continued, adding she was a teenager at the time.

"We were younger, and I was focused on her, not on the larger public policy."

However, she went on to say that she doesn't agree with the liberal position of abortion being available to "anyone, anytime, anywhere."

Conway supported the March for Life in January, speaking to a large crowd of pro-life supporters in Washington, D.C.

"It is no coincidence that the first right cited in the Declaration of Independence is the right to life," she told the cheering crowd.

"It is a right. It is not a privilege. It is not a choice."

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