• Here's how the White House responded to Rob Porter's resignation

    8 monthes ago - By The Washington Post

    The White House faced questions about former staff secretary Rob Porter's Feb. 7 resignation, after two of his ex-wives accused him of abuse.
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  • One Week Into The Rob Porter Saga, The White House Is A Train Wreck

    One Week Into The Rob Porter Saga, The White House Is A Train Wreck

    8 monthes ago - By The Huffington Post

    The Trump administration continues to derail its story on its disastrous handling of domestic abuse allegations against the former staff secretary.
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  • Sarah Huckabee Sanders pleads ignorance, as the Rob Porter mess worsens

    8 monthes ago - By The Washington Post

    "Obviously the press team's not going to be as read-in” as other White House officials, Sanders told reporters.
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  • Porter blamed ex-wife's black eye on a fall in off-the-record meeting with reporters

    8 monthes ago - By Politico

    When now-former White House staff secretary Rob Porter sat down for an off-the-record meeting with four reporters hours after the publication of a Daily Mail story showing his first wife with a black eye, he was quick to deny the allegations of physical abuse. The reporters present for the meeting - the New York Times' Maggie Haberman, the Washington Post's Josh Dawsey, Axios' Jonathan Swan, and the Wall Street Journal's Michael Bender - pressed Porter to explain the picture of his first wife with a black eye as well as his comment that he had taken the picture in question. He told them...
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  • White House Refuses To Say That Trump Believes The Women Who Accused Rob Porter of Domestic Violence

    8 monthes ago - By Politicus USA

    When asked by reporters, Sarah Huckabee Sanders refused to say that Trump believed the ex-wives who accused Rob Porter of domestic violence. Video: Sarah Sanders refuses to say that Trump believes the women who accused RobPorter of domestic violence. pic.twitter.com/ksCpufP9ea - PoliticusUSA February 13, 2018 Transcript: Q: Does the president believe the women? Sanders:...
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  • WATCH: Trump ignores repeated questions about domestic abuse victims

    8 monthes ago - By Think Progress

    At the end of a lengthy meeting with lawmakers about trade at the White House on Tuesday, President Trump ignored reporters who tried to ask him about whether he believes the two ex-wives of a former top White House aide who have both accused him of abuse.
    “Do you believe Rob Porter's ex-wives? Do you believe Rob Porter's ex-wives, Mr. President?” a reporter asked him. “Do you Rob Porter's ex-wives, Mr. President?”
    Instead of answering, Trump stood to shake the hand of Rep. Kevin Brady , who could be heard congratulating the president on his “perfect tone.”
    In the week since media reports...
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  • The White House arranged a hasty off-the-record meeting between Rob Porter and 4 reporters after abuse allegations came to light

    The White House arranged a hasty off-the-record meeting between Rob Porter and 4 reporters after abuse allegations came to light

    8 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Rob Porter, the former White House staff secretary, met quietly with reporters last week to explain his side of allegations that he abused his two ex-wives.
    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders reportedly arranged t he meeting after photos surfaced of Porter's ex-wife with a black eye.
    The details shed new light on how the White House responded to the still-unfolding scandal.
    At the height of the scandal over staff secretary Rob Porter's domestic violence allegations last week, the White House convened a hasty, off-the-record meeting between him and four prominent reporters...
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