Twitter commenters reacted with equal measures of glee and skepticism after the Office of Special Counsel recommended the firing of senior presidential adviser Kellyanne Conway for violations of the Hatch Act.
On Thursday, investigators in the government watchdog office described Conway as a “repeat offender” of the law prohibiting employees in the executive branch of the federal government from engaging in some forms of political activity.
The recommendation specifically noted that Conway -- one of President Donald Trump's most vocal and avid defenders -- should be removed from the federal payroll.
Twitter users quickly piled on -- as you can see below:
The U.S. Office of Special Counsel today sent a report to Trump finding that Kellyanne Conway violated the Hatch Ac… https://t.co/ACNn7WXc5K— Kyle Griffin (@Kyle Griffin) 1560441674.0
Maybe there is justice after all. https://t.co/sNoG6gehum— Jill Wine-Banks (@Jill Wine-Banks) 1560442665.0
Kellyanne Conway will not be fired over this Hatch Act business. Continued violations of the law are a feature, n… https://t.co/lgmlsmTwTh— Rick Wilson (@Rick Wilson) 1560443621.0
@kylegriffin1 Time to remove sewer rat barbie— Audrey Fetterhoff (@Audrey Fetterhoff) 1560441847.0
@kylegriffin1 At the least she should not be booked to lie on air by any news organization.— NC (@NC) 1560441863.0
@kylegriffin1 @KellyannePolls won't get fired but her name will go down in history as someone who violated the law… https://t.co/Ii8Orj4tDh— Cynthia Brumfield (@Cynthia Brumfield) 1560442019.0
@HuffPost Bye Felicia, hope George divorce you and takes custody of kids.— Dany. (@Dany.) 1560444159.0
@HuffPost she does do superior badly— lilibet divine (@lilibet divine) 1560443338.0
@kylegriffin1 Finally, she's found a way out.— Karen Myatt (@Karen Myatt) 1560442220.0
@kylegriffin1 But she won’t be removed. It’s @realDonaldTrump’s world. The most corrupt admin who have no respect for the rule of law.— Greed (@Greed) 1560441849.0
@kylegriffin1 Me waiting for her to be removed. https://t.co/PrNtXDk4Mh— Lisalee (@Lisalee) 1560442858.0