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FBI Director Christopher Wray has contradicted Trump's White House on Rob Porter's background check

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WASHINGTON - Contradicting the White House, the FBI said Tuesday it gave the Trump administration information on multiple occasions last year about a top aide accused of domestic abuse by his two ex-wives, and the investigation wrapped up in January.
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Devin Nunes Is Now Accused Of Obstructing Justice As Trump's Russia Cover-Up Cracks

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Rep. Mike Quigley accused House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Devin Nunes of helping Trump obstruct the Russia investigation during an interview on The Beat With Ari Melber. Video: Devin Nunes is accused of helping Trump obstruct justice. TheBeatWithAriMelber Russia DevinNunes pic.twitter.com/xSENe1yckc - Sarah Reese Jones February 14, 2018 Rep. Quigley said, “I...
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The White House's latest defense of Rob Porter doesn't add up, two Obama lawyers say

The White House's latest defense of Rob Porter doesn't add up, two Obama lawyers say

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White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Tuesday that the White House's personnel security office's consideration of former staff secretary Rob Porter, who resigned last week after two of his ex-wives accused him of domestic abusive, was still ongoing when Porter resigned.
“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 at the press briefing Tuesday. “But they had not made a final recommendation for adjudication to the...
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White House now says internal office to blame on Porter

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The White House's explanation of how allegations of domestic abuse against a top aide failed to significantly affect his security clearance evolved again Tuesday.
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STASI: Inexcusable that Trump would defend abuser Rob Porter

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Why are we continuing to let a bully who time and again defends other bullies do such damage to our country?
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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

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

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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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WH defends Porter role as intel chief hits out at ‘broken' vetting system

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The White House has defended its handling of the background check for Rob Porter, a former top aide to President Donald Trump accused of domestic abuse.
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Sanders: Trump donating salary to Transportation Department

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Feb. 13 said President Trump is donating his quarterly salary to the Transportation Department.
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White House Refuses To Say That Trump Believes The Women Who Accused Rob Porter of Domestic Violence

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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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