George Conway, husband of Trump senior advisor Kellyanne Conway and masterful Twitter critic of the president, made headlines this week by taking his criticism of Trump off Twitter and onto the airwaves, serving as an impeachment hearing commentator for MSNBC.
Donald Trump, Jr. did not take kindly to that, as he made clear on Twitter in a tense back and forth for the ages.
It all started Friday afternoon after Don Jr. tweeted his disgust with the impeachment hearing witnesses, including former Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch. In response, Conway destroyed Junior and his father in a single tweet, saying the first three witnesses had "more intelligence, talent, integrity, decency, honor, and patriotism in each of their fingers than you and your father will ever have."
Each of Taylor, Kent, and Yovanovitch has more intelligence, talent, integrity, decency, honor, and patriotism in e… https://t.co/1ahNelPn1g— George Conway (@George Conway)1573841159.0
To which Don Jr. replied, accusing Conway of being a "disgrace."
A guy who routinely & publicly embarrasses his wife by attacking her boss for the purpose of getting retweets and b… https://t.co/0stS2nt8LQ— Donald Trump Jr. (@Donald Trump Jr.)1573846501.0
Cue Mr. Conway, who proved himself far more adept at Twitter than Junior.
Disgrace? I don’t think so. You’re projecting, I’m afraid. I’m not the one shilling for your criminal father. And… https://t.co/MtAdKA7qzk— George Conway (@George Conway)1573850396.0
By the way, I’m not building a brand because I’m not selling anything. And I’m not selling anything because I’ve wo… https://t.co/oYdK4D5nGo— George Conway (@George Conway)1573851078.0
But Don Jr wasn't done...and neither was Conway.
Wow, you lie just as much as your dad. https://t.co/pWayQrX6QE— George Conway (@George Conway)1573853038.0
Twitter was so here for Conway's takedown.
@gtconway3d @MollyJongFast I can't believe I'm saying this, but George, I like you more every day.— LT (@LT)1573852231.0
@gtconway3d The idea that a senior litigator at Wachtel needs to “build his own brand” is one of the most ridiculou… https://t.co/qr33XK4mAv— Sock Rocket Michael (@Sock Rocket Michael)1573850663.0
@gtconway3d Well said, George!! @realDonaldTrump is a NATIONAL EMBARASSMSNT, and you can throw @DonaldJTrumpJr in t… https://t.co/5apUYHxfcD— Justice for all (@Justice for all)1573851264.0
@gtconway3d Right on George !!— marybl (@marybl)1573851444.0
And the contempt for Trump Jr. was plentiful.
@gtconway3d The rotten apple doesn’t fall far from the diseased apple tree.— JustinAFrankMD (@JustinAFrankMD)1573851011.0
@gtconway3d @DonaldJTrumpJr could give a master class in lack of self-awareness. He really is in no position to tal… https://t.co/nRtkWmuO9n— stglsh (@stglsh)1573850620.0
@gtconway3d @DonaldJTrumpJr ...if you ever come to your senses, you'll be horrified by what your father has done. A… https://t.co/GJIfNb7hbK— Natasha Stoynoff (@Natasha Stoynoff)1573851325.0
And one user decided to use Jr's own book title against him.
@gtconway3d He sounds https://t.co/JTXjxAUK5p— Bethany Stirdivant (@Bethany Stirdivant)1573850448.0
Don't be such a snowflake, Junior.