President Trump’s 2020 campaign manager, Brad Parscale, publicly branded White House counselor Kellyanne Conway’s spouse a bad husband Wednesday in response to his latest barb directed at the president — this one over Trump’s misspelling of “hamburger.”
The latest flare-up in the escalating drama involving lawyer and frequent Trump critic George Conway stemmed from the visit of the Clemson Tigers football team to the White House on Monday night. Hamstrung by the partial government shutdown, Trump served the team fast food, including Whoppers from Burger King, which he said he paid for out of his own pocket.
Trump relived the gathering the following morning on Twitter, writing: “Great being with the National Champion Clemson Tigers last night at the White House. Because of the Shutdown I served them massive amounts of Fast Food (I paid), over 1000 hamberders etc. Within one hour, it was all gone. Great guys and big eaters!”
Trump soon deleted the tweet and replaced it with one in which “hamburgers” was correctly spelled.
Burger King, nevertheless, took note, responding in a tweet that “due to a large order placed yesterday, we’re all out of hamberders.”
George Conway, who has previously questioned Trump’s veracity and respect for the law, pounced on Wednesday.
“Think of how much of a laughingstock a president has to become to have *Burger King* make fun of him. Sad,” he wrote in a searing tweet.
Enter Parscale, who served as Trump’s digital director on the 2016 campaign and knows a thing or two about how to make an impact on social media.
Responding to Conway’s tweet, he shot back: “Think how bad of a husband you have to be to act this way.”