Trump fumes after disgraced aides resign over abuse claims

Trump fumes after disgraced aides resign over abuse claims

According to CBS News, Mr Porter approached White House Counsel Don McGahn in January 2017 to inform him his ex-wives might say unflattering things about him to background check investigators. "We immediately confronted the staffer, he denied the allegations and he resigned today". That's what happened on Friday in a flurry of rumors about Kelly's standing with Trump. "He said, 'Tell Jake I have full faith in Chief of Staff John Kelly and that I am not actively searching for replacements, '" Conway said. "In the end, who is the real victim of his choices?" The aide to President Donald Trump vehemently denied accusations made by his two former wives. The staff secretary resigned later Wednesday.

Kelly and other top administration officials are facing questions about why they did not act to remove Porter from his position after they found out about allegations that Porter struck his two-ex-wives while they were married.

The White House review process served the President poorly.

While aides and advisers fall in and out of favor, Hicks has remained Trump's Oval Office gatekeeper, companion and sounding board, offering consistent loyalty. "And I think that he believes that the resignation was appropriate". "He is a friend, a confidante and a trusted professional". And Porter was forced to resign Wednesday. The reports also included a photo showing one of his exes with a black eye.

Others in the White House told the newspaper that Kelly - who was installed in his current post in July to help bring order and stability to the White House - had known of the complaints since October. While that plays well with the base, it amplifies the President's problems with the press.

He did a very good job when he was in the White House.

United States media report that Mr Kelly and other White House officials were aware for several months of the domestic abuse accusations because they were holding up Mr Porter's security clearance application. "Domestic violence is abhorrent and has no place in our society".

This time, it's over revelations disclosed by the ex-wives of former White House staffer Rob Porter that he allegedly physically abused them.

On Thursday, deputy press secretary Raj Shah issued a rare admission that the White House could have handled the Porter situation better. His permanent security clearance had been held up over them.

"I worry about John", said Panetta in an interview with NPR. Only Trump could get away with this. But now Kelly is the White House chief of staff. But several aides, including Conway, delivered ringing support for Hicks and said that the president still valued her.

It's not clear what that price will be, if any. "It should be able to focus on continuing President Trump's historic accomplishments for the American People". But numerous news outlets were reporting that the president was privately venting about his chief of staff.

About 800,000 of the 1.8 million who arrived in America as kids were previously protected from deportation by the Obama administration's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

"...[P] eople that some would say were too afraid to sign up".

Apparently, they still take place-officials reportedly learned of the abuse claims against Porter during his background check months ago-but if nobody's going to actually pursue the claims made against a member of the highest governmental body in the us, what the hell is the point of having them in the first place?

For Gutierrez, this was both deeply offensive and something of the last straw. He said strongly yesterday that he is innocent, but you will have to talk to him about that'. He said he absolutely did not meddle in our election.

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