Using the White House Briefing Room as her personal Home Shopping Network, Conway implored Fox & Friends viewers to funnel money into the pockets of the First Daughter's sensible workplace shift dress.
"Go buy Ivanka's stuff is what I would tell you," she says, "I hate shopping but I'm gonna get some on myself today."
The plug violated federal ethics laws that prohibit federal employees from making endorsements or using their position for private gain. It's pretty clear:
Twitter was quick to quip.
$1,000 says Sean Spicer is forced to show up at today's press briefing wearing an Ivanka Trump three-quarter sleeve floral self-tie blouse.— Rex Huppke (@RexHuppke) February 9, 2017
Trump supporters, take a break from your love fest with Putin & Go Buy Ivanka's Stuff, China thanks you. 🇨🇳 pic.twitter.com/bHUOfKuI70— PoliticalGroove (@PoliticalGroove) February 9, 2017
"Ivanka's made in China clothing first." - Kellyanne Conway trying out their newest slogan— Betty F*ckin' White (@BettyFckinWhite) February 9, 2017
Go Buy Ivanka's Stuff because Chinese jobs are at stake.— Susan Hasler (@SusanHasler) February 9, 2017
Go buy Ivanka's stuff? I would rather just throw my money directly into the garbage, thanks. It's a smarter choice.— Martha (@marthamatical) February 9, 2017
Make America Great Again has been replaced by Go Buy Ivanka's Stuff— Will Fowler (@thefutureyousee) February 9, 2017
Sorry Kellyanne, I donated my last $5 to the Bowling Green Victims' Fund.— Ellen Garrison (@EllenTrailerDog) February 9, 2017
"Go Buy Ivanka's Stuff"
CONSPIRACY THEORY: Donald Trump is intentionally destroying Ivanka's business so they can spend more time together.— Josh Gondelman (@joshgondelman) February 9, 2017
Hey! Let's give Ivanka no bid contracts to redesign all the prison jumpsuits and military uniforms!— Lizz Resistead (@lizzwinstead) February 9, 2017
Americans are more confused than ever. Should we "Buy American" or "Buy Ivanka?"— Tea Pain (@TeaPainUSA) February 9, 2017
Mr. Trump, you--and minions like Kellyanne Conway--are violating the law by endorsing Ivanka's brand. You work for us, not your daughter. pic.twitter.com/ZOYSG8ZhZk— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) February 9, 2017
Does @WhiteHouse do messaging planning? Feb 9: Vietnam, endorse Ivanka's shoes, fight Congress, confuse Atlanta and Orlando.— Michael Ortiz (@MichaelROrtiz) February 9, 2017
1) Liberal elites are out of touch with coal miners!— Vann R. Newkirk II (@fivefifths) February 9, 2017
2) also please buy the Ivanka Trump collection at Lord & Taylor