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President Trump, in a telephone conversation with ‘Fox & friends”, says he does not fire his counselor in the midst of accusations that they are Acting against the hatch, saying their freedom of speech is to try to be taken.
The house Oversight Committee plans to vote Wednesday whether to subpoena White house Advisor, Kelly Anne Conway, following a government watchdog, the find the that it is against the Hatch Act.
In a memo sent to the White house, the Committee said it “will consider a hearing, the recommendation of the independent Office of Special Counsel (OSC), the President Trump to remove, Advisor to the President, Kelly Anne Conway from the Federal service, as well as reports from the OSC about the women’s representative for Conway and other Trump administration.” The memo continues: “The Committee will also hold a business meeting to consider a subpoena in the event, Mrs Conway displayed.”
The OSC recommended previously, in June, that Conway be released from the Federal government for violation of the Hatch Act on “numerous occasions.” The Hatch Act is a Federal law which limits certain political activities of Federal employees.
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The OSC, which is separated from the office with a similar name, the said previously from Robert Mueller, in a damning report, the Conway against the Hatch Act of “contempt of Democratic presidential candidate while speaking in their official capacity during the TV interviews and social media.
“Miss Conway s violations, if unpunished remains, would send a message to all the employees of the Federal authorities, you need not to the Hatch Act restrictions. Their actions said, in order to undermine the most important principles of our democratic system—the rule of law,” the OSC said in a statement, noting that Conway was a “repeat offender.”
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The White house, however, Conway – call of the OSC decision “unprecedented” and suggesting it was politically influenced.
“The Office of Special Counsel’s (“OSC”) are an unprecedented actions against Kelly Anne Conway were deeply flawed and violate their constitutional rights to freedom of expression and a fair trial. Others, of all political persuasions, have objections to the OSC is unclear and inconsistently applied, rules that said a chilling effect on free speech for all employees of Federal agencies,” White House Deputy Press Secretary Steven Groves in a statement.
Groves added: “His decisions seem to be influenced by pressure from the media and liberal organizations – and perhaps the OSC should pay attention to, to act the own mandate in a fair, impartial, non-political way, and not incorrectly, or weaponize the hatch Act.”
Fox News’ Brooke Singman contributed to this report.