Kellyanne Conway’s husband criticized President Trump’s latest tweetstorm Friday morning, using one of the president’s favorite insults against him: “Sad.”
“These tweets may make some ppl feel better, but they certainly won’t help [the solicitor general] get 5 votes in [the Supreme Court], which is what actually matters. Sad.” tweeted George Conway, a partner at law firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.
Conway later elaborated, clarifying that he “very very strongly” supports Trump, the executive order and his “wonderful wife.”
TIME confirmed that this is Conway’s Twitter account.
Conway was referring to the president’s early morning tirade on Monday about his immigration executive order, in which he repeatedly emphasized that the order is, in fact, a “travel ban” and said that the revised order is merely a “watered down, politically correct version” of the first. In lower court rulings halting the order, judges have cited Trump’s statements outside the text of the order as evidence that it unconstitutionally targets Muslims. Trump has asked to send the case to the Supreme Court.
Conway’s wife, Kellyanne, a counselor to the president and frequent media surrogate for the administration, recently bashed the media for “this obsession with covering everything he says on Twitter and very little of what he does as president.”
George Conway had reportedly been in consideration for a top Justice Department post in the Trump Administration, but he bowed out this week, saying it wasn’t the right time for him to leave the private sector. (He was never formally nominated for the Justice Department post.)
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