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Claudia Conway Had To Learn From Twitter That Her Parents Are Leaving Their Jobs To 'Devote More Time To Family'

Claudia Conway Had To Learn From Twitter That Her Parents Are Leaving Their Jobs To 'Devote More Time To Family'
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If you were anywhere near Twitter yesterday, you surely heard the news that presidential advisor Kellyanne Conway and her husband, co-found of the anti-Trump Republican organization The Lincoln Project, both resigned from their jobs over the weekend.

And now one was more surprised to hear about it than their daughter Claudia, who found out the same way we did: by reading a tweet about it.

After Kellyanne Conway's tweet announcing her resignation surfaced yesterday, Claudia took to TikTok to share her shock.

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In a comment on her TikTok video, Claudia shared that her mother's tweet was the first she'd heard about the changes coming to her family.

"They didn't even talk about it with any of us …just tweeted about it as if this is going to change anything and make me not emancipate myself."

It is that move toward emancipation that Conway, and many others in the media and online, believe spurred Kellyanne and George Conways' resignations.

Conway announced her push toward emancipation on Saturday, and said in a TikTok video that she has been in talks with lawyers offering to represent her pro bono.

The emancipation and resignation issues come on the heels of a flurry of attention that Claudia's TikTok and Twitter accounts have drawn in recent weeks, first for her outspoken rants against her mother's boss, President Trump, and more recently due to allegations she has made of abuse and neglect at the hands of both of her parents.

Conway has also specifically cited her mother's position in the White House as being detrimental to her well-being.

In her statement announcing her resignation, however, Kellyanne Conway took a far more general tack in explaining her departure, chalking it up to her children attending school remotely due to the pandemic.

"As millions of parents nationwide know, kids 'doing school from home' requires a level of attention and vigilance that is as unusual as these times"

On Twitter, most people seemed to be firmly on Team Claudia.

Many others found the media scrutiny of a 15-year-old inappropriate.

And some wondered if this whole thing wasn't just another Kellyanne Conway stunt.

Kellyanne and George Conway will both leave their respective positions at the end of August.