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Kelly's Handling of Porter Scrutinized After FBI Gives Conflicting Account

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White House Chief of Staff John Kelly is under increasing scrutiny for his handling of domestic violence allegations against a former top presidential aide after the FBI offered an account of events on Tuesday that conflicted with his narrative.
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Pence: White House could have handled Porter better but still confident in Kelly

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Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday that he and President Donald Trump have confidence in chief of staff John Kelly, but he said the White House could have better handled the situation regarding a former top aide who was accused of domestic abuse. "The White House could've handled this better," Pence said. He continued to vouch for Kelly, who has faced criticism for initially praising Rob Porter's character after allegations against him by two ex-wives became public and for letting him work for a year with an interim security clearance. Porter resigned his position as staff secretary...
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Pence: ‘John Kelly has done a remarkable job as chief of staff'

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Vice President Pence on Feb. 14 said White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly “has done a remarkable job.” Kelly is facing scrutiny for his response to allegations of abuse against a former White House official.
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Porter scandal: John Kelly taking heat, but what about Don McGahn?

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Experts say that under the typical process, White House counsel Don McGahn would have been alerted early in the process about problems with Rob Porter.
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John Kelly is on thin ice

John Kelly is on thin ice

8 monthes ago   |   By

White House staffers have become increasingly frustrated with chief of staff John Kelly for his role in the ongoing Rob Porter scandal, the Washington Post reported Tuesday evening.
The report, which cites people with knowledge of the situation, indicates that a “growing number of aides” in the West Wing have started blaming Kelly for his “bungled handling of the allegations” against former staff secretary Porter, who has been accused by two ex-wives of domestic abuse. President Donald Trump has reportedly “begun musing about possible replacements” as well, according to the Post.
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White House faces new pressure from Congress over aide's departure

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump faced new pressure on Wednesday from his Republican allies in Congress over domestic abuse allegations against a former aide as lawmakers questioned whether his administration has properly vetted top staffers.
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Gowdy Opens Congressional Probe of Former Trump Aide's Clearance

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The chairman of the House's main investigative committee ramped up pressure on White House chief of staff John Kelly with a letter seeking answers.
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John Kelly has suddenly become the White House's 'agent of chaos' - and it could lead to his downfall

John Kelly has suddenly become the White House's 'agent of chaos' - and it could lead to his downfall

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People close to President Donald Trump are torn over what should happen to White House chief of staff John Kelly.
Some say it'd be a "lethal" mistake for President Donald Trump to oust him.
Others say he needs to go for his handling of the Rob Porter scandal.
White House chief of staff John Kelly's future appears to be in question as the Rob Porter scandal continues to escalate. And President Donald Trump's allies are torn over what should be the fate of the retired Marine general who has fought to bring order to a chaotic West Wing.
Porter, the former White House staff secretary with an...
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