READ: Watchdog letter recommending Kellyanne Conway be fired over Hatch Act violations

The Office of Special Counsel (OSC) sent a letter to the White House on Thursday recommending that presidential counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayKaren Pence confirms move back to Indiana: 'No place like home' Pence urges 'positive' agenda to counter Biden in first speech since leaving office Kellyanne Conway joins Ohio Senate candidate's campaign MORE be removed from federal service following multiple violations of the Hatch Act.

In a 17-page report, the federal watchdog accused Conway of breaking the law that bars federal employees from engaging in elections in their official capacity. The OSC called on President TrumpDonald TrumpEx-DOJ official Rosenstein says he was not aware of subpoena targeting Democrats: report Ex-Biden adviser says Birx told him she hoped election turned out 'a certain way' Cheney rips Arizona election audit: 'It is an effort to subvert democracy' MORE to oust Conway "immediately," saying she broke the law multiple times “by disparaging Democratic presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media."


The White House issued its own 11-page letter blasting the OSC's findings, with counsel Pat Cipollone arguing that Conway's media appearances and tweets are not covered by the law. He also accused the federal watchdog of violating Conway's due process rights by giving the White House inadequate notice to respond to the office's specific findings.

Read the full OSC letter here:


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