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Wray vs. the White House on Porter's background check

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The White House's claims of no previous knowledge about domestic violence allegations against former staff secretary Rob Porter were challenged by FBI Director Christopher A. Wray's timeline of events.
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House Republicans Open Investigation Into White House Handling Of Porter Scandal

House Republicans Open Investigation Into White House Handling Of Porter Scandal

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The House Oversight committee wrote a letter Tuesday to the White House, expressing concerns about contradictions between FBI Director Chris Wray and White House officials over security clearances.
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House Oversight launches probe into Rob Porter's hiring

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The chair of the House Oversight Committee said Wednesday the panel has launched a probe into the White House's handling of Rob Porter's employment.
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House oversight investigating White House handling of Rob Porter

House oversight investigating White House handling of Rob Porter

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"How do you have any job if you have credible allegations of domestic abuse?"
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House Dems to push for more oversight of White House security clearances

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Three House Democrats will introduce legislation on Wednesday to significantly expand congressional oversight of the White House's security clearance process, as controversy swirls over a former senior White House aide who maintained an interim clearance despite accusations of domestic violence. The bill, which will be introduced by Reps. Ted Lieu , Jerrold Nadler and Elijah Cummings , would require the White House to submit to Congress every three months a list “of the name and position of each individual working in the who holds a security clearance of any kind,” according to Lieu's...
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