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Hillary Clinton takes jab at Michael Flynn after his resignation


One of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s top critics throughout the 2016 presidential election was former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

>> Michael Flynn resigns: 5 things to know

Flynn was an early surrogate of President Donald Trump and a frequent guest on Republican-leaning Fox News programs. At the 2016 Republican National Convention, Flynn led the crowd in chants of “lock her up” due to allegations that Clinton mishandled classified information via a private email server. Flynn and his son, Michael Flynn Jr., also made references to the debunked “pizza-gate” conspiracy theory, whose proponents falsely claim that a family pizza parlor in Washington, D.C., is the home of a child-sex ring run by Democrats.

>> National Security Adviser Michael Flynn resigns

On Monday night, Flynn learned that Clinton doesn’t forget.

Following Flynn’s late-night resignation, Clinton’s official Twitter account subtweeted a longtime aide who seemed quite pleased.

>> Read: Flynn cites calls with Russian ambassador in resignation letter

“Dear Mike Flynn & Mike Flynn Jr., What goes around COMETS around. And given your pizza obsession… https://jobs.dominos.com/dominos-careers/ … xo Philippe,” Philippe Reines wrote.

His pun about “COMETS” is a direct reference to the “pizza-gate” theory, which centered on a pizzeria called Comet Ping Pong.

>> Sally Yates reportedly warned White House that Flynn was ripe for Russian blackmail

On her own account, Clinton made quick reference to Reines’ tweet.

>> Read more trending news

“Philippe’s got his own way of saying things, but he has a point about the real consequences of fake news…” Clinton wrote.

>> See the tweet here

Philippe's got his own way of saying things, but he has a point about the real consequences of fake news... https://t.co/a02sXiaHfp

— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) February 14, 2017


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