Social media users resurfaced a tweet from senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway from last year mocking the FBI investigation into Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonTrump on presidency: 'I thought it would be easier' Trump threatens to scrap 'horrible' South Korea trade deal New science-fiction book set in future where Clinton won MORE during a Monday House Intelligence Committee hearing into Russia's interference in the presidential election.
"Most honest people I know are not under FBI investigation, let alone two," Conway tweeted in 2016, sharing a Fox News tweet quoting her as saying in an interview, "If you’re under your 2nd FBI investigation in the same year then you do have a … corruption & an ethics problem.”
Most honest people I know are not under FBI investigation, let alone two. https://t.co/UcSmSA5aTj— Kellyanne Conway (@KellyannePolls) October 29, 2016
Comey confirmed during the hearing on Monday before the House Intelligence Committee that the bureau is investigating Russian attempts to interfere in the 2016 election. The FBI is also investigating any links or coordination between Russia and President Trump's campaign.
Many on Twitter were quick to joke in light of the hearing that Conway's tweet "did not age well."
Enter this into: "Tweets that haven't aged well" https://t.co/WW4fQAL2au— Siraj Hashmi (@SirajAHashmi) March 20, 2017
Hello ironic old Tweet, how are ya? https://t.co/vzKfuuHPEg— Kevin Phelan (@KPhed) March 20, 2017
Oh man. This tweet from October. https://t.co/pBgHd4iqbZ— Sopan Deb (@SopanDeb) March 20, 2017