It came hours before White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said she is leaving the Trump administration after a turbulent tenure marked by attacks on the media, dissemination of false information and the near-disappearance of the daily press briefing.
"It looks to me like they're trying to take away her right of free speech", Trump said. Trump said that Conway has a right to answer any questions reporters ask her. "It doesn't sound fair", the Republican president said.
"No, I'm not going to fire her", Trump told Fox News' "Fox & Friends".
"No, I'm not going to fire her, I think she's a terrific person, she's a tremendous spokesperson, she's been loyal, she's just a great person".
"It is up to the president's discretion and we respect that", he added.
"Others, of all political views, have objected to the OSC's unclear and unevenly applied rules which have a chilling effect on free speech for all federal employees".
Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani also slammed the report, writing on Twitter early Friday: "Applying the Hatch Act to someone appointed as a communicator for the President is an absurd contradiction".
In its conclusion, the OSC said that Conway "has substantial knowledge of the Hatch Act and was previously found to have violated the law by engaging in similar conduct". "As a result, the current Report would serve only to undermine public confidence in OSC and its procedures", a lengthy letter written by Counsel to the President Pat Cipollone to Special Counsel Henry Kerner states.
The White House on Thursday had slammed the report as "unprecedented" and suggested it was politically influenced.
On Thursday, the White House counsel immediately issued a letter calling for the Office of Special Counsel to withdraw its recommendation that Conway be removed - a request the agency declined.
That was agreed by MPs under the Climate Change Act in 2008, but will now be amended to the new, much tougher, goal. Low carbon technology and clean energy contribute £44.5 billion to our economy every year.
POP rivals Katy Perry and Taylor Swift have not only baked up a truce - they could now be on course for a kiss'n'make-up duet. The two pop stars have feuded for years after Taylor claimed Katy stole three of her backing dancers from her Red tour.
The whole month of June should present chances to see Jupiter at its best, but tonight is considered the best opportunity. It is also around the time when Jupiter is closest to the Earth, so it will be at its biggest and brightest this month.
However, the company has not mentioned any specific date when the device would be launched but it is likely to happen soon. Just like the other Vivo smartphones, the Vivo Z1 Pro also sports glossy finish polycarbonate body with curved edges.
Last month, Google announced a new way to protect Google accounts with a security key built into their Android phones . Sign in to your Google account using the Google Smart Lock app on your iPhone or iPad.
If it had passed, it would have given MPs the opportunity to table legislation with a view to stopping no deal. Some MPs fear that a no-deal Brexit could cause some serious economic and political damage to the UK.
It is unclear if the campaign will delay further deliveries, as the fix is not expected to become available until August. However, not many customers will be affected by it as only 540 of the 1,644 units sold have been delivered to customers.
Fox News reports Robert Bell Wallace, 67, of California died in April after a visit to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana. Tammy Lawrence-Daley posted photos of her bruised and battered face on Facebook to warn other women to be careful at resorts.
A dour first-half saw both sides make poor judgements and we had to wait until the 26th minute for a first real attempt on goal. She did, however, show yellow cards to two Japanese players late in the first half for less robust interventions.
"I don't know if there's a lot of things that I'm enjoying [in England] because I think I liked living in Italy more". The sun is a bit odd in these parts, we are not from here and we are used to always, or nearly always, the sun.
Masai Ujiri Witness Tells AP Police Are Not Telling Truth
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Shooting suspect says hit wasn't meant for Big Papi
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Is Beyond Meat overcooked?
Impossible Burger is arguably the best known of the bunch thanks, in part, to its "bleeding" plant-based burgers. McDonald's has unveiled a meatless burger in Germany and KFC is studying non-meat options for its menu.
The Sun Can Also Produce Superflares, New Research Revealed
The incredible instrument, which launched in 2009, observed rare instances of stars suddenly and briefly peaking in brightness. A superflare is a massive burst of charged particles, solar energy and cosmic radiation from the surface of a star .
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Then on April 1, Figueroa told her daughter that "she needed help killing a pregnant woman and taking a baby", Murphy said. Clarisa Figueroa's boyfriend, Piotr Bobak, 40, was indicted on a charge of concealing a homicide, WLS said.
Ariana Grande breaks down during Mac Miller tribute
Before she took the stage for her latest "Sweetener" tour stop, Grande had the PPG Paints Arena play Miller's greatest hits. Grande usually closes her shows with " Thank U, Next ", a glistening anthem about self-love and moving on.
Real Madrid confirm signing of 'Japanese Messi'
Kubo who just turned 18 this month will leave his club FC Tokyo, after being linked with a number of top European sides. Marinos back in 2018, opening his goalscoring account for the club with a strike on his debut.
Could the oil Industry in India See Higher Profits?
One of the issues for Indian oil companies is their requirement to sell below market to subsidize prices in their home country. The US pulled out of the agreement earlier this year as President Trump claimed he was looking for a better deal.