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WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 01: U.S President Donald Trump speaks about small businesses while daughter and advisor to the President Ivanka Trump listens, during event in the East Room at the White House on August 1, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Barely a week after the Office of the Special Counsel (OSC) recommended the removal of presidential advisor Kellyanne Conway over Hatch Act violations, advisor and eldest daughter of President Donald Trump—Ivanka Trump—may soon have to grapple with Hatch Act violations of her own.

The Hatch Act forbids executive branch officials from engaging in political activity or campaigns while employed, with the exception of the President and Vice President.

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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 08: Kellyanne Conway, counselor to U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks to the press outside the West Wing of the White House January 8, 2019 in Washington, DC. Conway took questions on Trump’s scheduled address to the nation later this evening. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

The Hatch Act of 1939 prohibits executive branch employees—with exception to the President and Vice President—from engaging in political activity. This includes endorsing candidates, appearing at campaign rallies, generating funds for candidates, and other forms that can be seen to give a partisan advantage.

White House aide Kellyanne Conway has come under fire numerous times for perceived Hatch Act violations. Now, the Office of the Special Counsel (unrelated to Special Counsel Robert Mueller) is referring Conway for removal for said violations.

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Lawrence O'Donnell accused presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway of breaking federal law when she disparaged Joe Biden in remarks to reporters on the White House lawn. O'Donnell, the host of MSNBC's "The Last Word," says Conway violated the Hatch Act, which prohibits government employees––the exception being elected officials––from using their official positions to influence the result of an election.

"It's against the law for her to be on the subject of Biden," O'Donnell said. "It's against the law for her to be on the subject of Biden. She said that yesterday on the White House driveway to a group of reporters as she was illegally campaigning against Joe Biden for [President] Donald Trump while holding her position on the federal payroll."

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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 23: White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway attends a media briefing on President Donald Trump's upcoming trip to the World Economic Forum later this week in Davos Switzerland, at the White House on January 23, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

White House aide Kellyanne Conway twice violated the Hatch Act during the special US Senate election in Alabama late last year, according to the Office of the Special Counsel.

The Hatch Act of 1939 forbids employees in the Executive Branch from engaging in political activity. During the special election, Conway advocated for candidate Roy Moore (R) and railed against the ultimate winner, Doug Jones (D). Roy Moore was an accused pedophile.

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