Kellyanne Conway's Husband Gives Donald Trump Constitutional Lesson After President's Call for Jeff Sessions to Investigate Key Enemies

George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, is criticizing Donald Trump on Twitter over the president's demand that Jeff Sessions start investigating his biggest enemies.

Trump has been feuding with his attorney general for the past few days, first slamming Sessions for his recusal from Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation during an exclusive interview on Fox & Friends. During the segment, Trump also accused Sessions of never being able to "take control" of the Justice Department.

The insults caused Sessions to fire back at the president, releasing a statement explaining that he "will not be improperly influenced by political considerations" and defending his tenure as attorney general. During his time as the head of the Justice Department, Sessions said he had "unprecedented success at effectuating the President's agenda."

Trump responded to the statement, seemingly offering sarcastic praise of Sessions for saying that the DOJ will never be swayed by political interests. He then demanded that his attorney general seriously investigate wrongdoing on the "other side."

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"'Department of Justice will not be improperly influenced by political considerations.' Jeff, this is GREAT, what everyone wants, so look into all of the corruption on the 'other side' including deleted Emails, Comey lies & leaks, Mueller conflicts, McCabe, Strzok, Page, Ohr......," Trump wrote on Twitter on Friday.

That's when Conway stepped in, pointing Trump to a constitutional amendment that states a president should "take care that the laws be faithfully executed." In an additional attack, within the tweet Conway puts quotation marks around the word "president."

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George Conway is an attorney and a staunch Trump critic, despite his wife's loyalty to the president. A lengthy feature in The Washington Post earlier this month highlights their marriage as Kellyanne continually defends Trump and George continually attacks him.

"I think it's disrespectful," Conway says about her husband's behavior in the article. "I think it disrespects his wife."

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Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway takes part in a TV interview at the White House, on August 21. Conway's husband, George, took another jab at the president on Friday on Twitter. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

Earlier this month Conway rebuked another one of Trump's tweets, in which he claimed that he kept Omarosa Manigault Newman at the White House because she always said good things about him. One Washington Post reporter, Philip Bump, asked on Twitter if that same argument would fly at a publicly traded company.

Conway agreed with Bump and took his argument one step further, asking, "what if a CEO routinely made false and misleading statements about himself, the company, and results, and publicly attacked business partners, company 'divisions' (w/ scare quotes!), employees, and analysts, and kowtowed to a dangerous competitor?"

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