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White House, after pointing to FBI, now says personnel office was investigating Porter

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Tuesday that the White House's personnel security office's investigation into former aide Rob Porter was still underway last week when he resigned amid allegations of domestic abuse, even though she said at Monday's press briefing the process was handled by law enforcement. “The White House personnel security office, staffed by career officials, received information last year in what they considered to be the final background investigation report in November,” Sanders said. “But they had not made a final recommendation for...
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WATCH: White House denies contradicting FBI over Porter

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On day eight of the Rob Porter scandal, the White House was still unable to clarify conflicting timelines about who knew what and when as it relates allegations of domestic violence against former White House Staff Secretary Porter.
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Watch: White House briefs media after FBI director contradicts timeline on domestic abuse probe

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is slated to take questions from reporters.
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The Latest: FBI testimony raises questions

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FBI Director Christopher Wray is providing new details that call into question the White House timeline leading up to the departure of former staff secretary Rob Porter.
Wray tells senators that the FBI administratively closed its file on Porter, who was operating under a temporary security clearance, in January, a month before Porter departed amid domestic abuse allegations. Wray says the FBI provided information to the White House on Porter in November, "then earlier this month we received some additional information and we passed that on as...
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Bret Baier on Rob Porter Scandal: 'Long Knives Out for John Kelly' After Wray Testimony

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Bret Baier said the long knives are out for White House Chief of Staff John Kelly amid the controversy over former top White House staffer Rob Porter.
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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

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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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FBI finished Rob Porter's background check last year, director says. That contradicts the White House account

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The FBI director said Tuesday the bureau completed its security check on President Donald Trump's staff secretary Rob Porter last summer, an account that casts more doubt on the White House's version of when officials learned of Porter's history of domestic violence allegations. FBI Director Christopher...
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The FBI director just threw a huge wrench into the White House's story about Rob Porter

The FBI director just threw a huge wrench into the White House's story about Rob Porter

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FBI Director Christopher Wray said his agency alerted the White House of a top aide's background check issues in March, July, November, and January.
That information could complicate the timeline of events being promoted by the White House.
FBI Director Christopher Wray just tossed a wrench into the White House's narrative about how it handled the Rob Porter scandal.
Wray said Tuesday during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing that the FBI alerted the White House to problems with Porter's background check months ago, complicating the Trump administration's narrative that it was unaware...
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FBI Director's Account Conflicts With White House Timeline Of Porter Investigation

FBI Director's Account Conflicts With White House Timeline Of Porter Investigation

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FBI director Christopher Wray said the background check on former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter was complete months before Porter was forced to resign over allegations of domestic violence.
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The FBI and White House Rob Porter Timelines Don't Add Up

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FBI Director Christopher Wray testified about Porter before the Senate Intelligence Committee.
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The FBI Director Just Confirmed the White House Is Lying About Rob Porter

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The White House has been lying for the past week about former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter's security clearance status, FBI Director Christopher Wray confirmed in Senate testimony on Tuesday.
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FBI Director contradicts White House on Porter investigation

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FBI Director Chris Wray, testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, contradicted the White House's account of former Staff Secretary Rob Porter's background investigation, revealing the bureau had finished its report long before Porter was fired over allegations of domestic abuse.
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Christopher Wray, basically: The FBI warned the White House about Rob Porter

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It sure sounds as though the White House knew more than it has acknowledged.
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FBI's Wray contradicts White House on Porter background check

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WASHINGTON - FBI Director Christopher Wray on Tuesday contradicted the White House version of events surrounding the background check for a former top aide accused of domestic abuse by two ex-wives, triggering more disarray around the controversy.
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The White House defense of its handling of Rob Porter just fell apart

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The FBI director makes clear that the White House should have known about Porter's problems well before this month.
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FBI director contradicts White House timeline on Porter abuse probe

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The White House has claimed the FBI was doing its background check of Rob Porter when he resigned amid abuse claims.
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FBI Director Says Rob Porter's Background Check Was Completed in July

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FBI Director Chris Wray said Tuesday a background check on former top White House staffer Rob Porter was completed last summer.
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FBI director says bureau told White House about Porter last March

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The FBI provided information on ex-aide Rob Porter's violent past to the White House as early as last March, Director Wray told lawmakers.
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FBI director 's testimony contradicts White House timeline of Rob Porter's ouster

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The FBI completed its background investigation of Porter "in late July."
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