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House panel launches probe of Rob Porter domestic abuse scandal as White House story keeps shifting

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The FBI has contradicted the White House's story about the timing of a background check of staff secretary Rob Porter.
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The House has officially launched an investigation into the Rob Porter scandal - and they're demanding the FBI and John Kelly come clean about what they knew when

The House has officially launched an investigation into the Rob Porter scandal - and they're demanding the FBI and John Kelly come clean about what they knew when

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The House Oversight Committee will formally investigate the employment of former White House staff secretary Rob Porter.
The investigation will look into the process by which Porter got an interim security clearance and try to determine how much the White House knew about the allegations against him and when.
FBI Director Christopher Wray mentioned in his testimony before the Senate on Tuesday that the FBI had closed their background check investigation into Porter in January, potentially contradicting the White House's version of events.
Rep. Trey Gowdy has confirmed that the House...
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House Oversight Panel Investigating Alleged Abuser Rob Porter

House Oversight Panel Investigating Alleged Abuser Rob Porter

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“How in the hell was he still employed?” chairman Trey Gowdy asked.
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House Oversight Launches Investigation Into Rob Porter's Employment

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House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy has opened an investigation into Rob Porter's employment at the White House. Gowdy has sent letters to the FBI and the White House requesting information.
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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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House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy wrote a letter to the White House expressing concerns about contradictions between the FBI director and White House officials over security clearances.
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Coward Paul Ryan Refuses To Criticize Trump For Hiring Wife Beater Rob Porter

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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan couldn't even take a stand against Trump on the issue of domestic violence at his weekly press conference. Video: Coward PaulRyan won't even criticize Trump for not condemning domestic violence. This is what Trump enablement looks like in action. RobPorter pic.twitter.com/Hy4qL5Oogv - Sarah Reese Jones February 14,...
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Congress probes White House, FBI over domestic abuse accusations

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WASHINGTON - A major congressional committee on Tuesday launched an investigation into how the White House handled allegations of domestic abuse against former aide Rob Porter, its Republican chairman, Trey Gowdy, told CNN on Wednesday.
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House Oversight is investigating the White House's handling of Rob Porter, Gowdy says

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"You can call it official,” said Rep. Trey Gowdy, chairman of the House investigative committee.
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Judge Napolitano on Rob Porter Scandal: Background Check Info Kept From John Kelly?

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Judge Andrew Napolitano questioned Wednesday whether former top staffer Rob Porter's background check report ever reached Chief of Staff John Kelly.
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House panel to investigate why former Trump aide Rob Porter worked without security clearance

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Lawmakers on Capitol Hill want to know how former presidential aide Rob Porter was allowed to work at the White House under an interim security clearance - despite allegations of spousal abuse. Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, told CNN...
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U.S. congressional panel probes White House on Porter abuse accusations: chairman

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WASHINGTON - A major congressional committee launched into how the White House handled allegations of domestic abuse against its former aide Rob Porter, its Republican chairman, Trey Gowdy, told CNN on Wednesday.
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House Republicans launch investigation into White House's handling of domestic abuse scandal

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The Republican chair of the House Oversight Committee revealed on CNN on Wednesday morning that he's launched an investigation of White House's handling of the Rob Porter domestic abuse scandal.
It took a while for oversight committee chair Rep. Troy Gowdy to acknowledge it. Early during the interview, Gowdy - who recently announced he will not seek another term in Congress - said he's skeptical of reports indicating Chief of Staff John Kelly knew about domestic abuse allegations against former top aide Rob Porter for months.
“We do have jurisdiction over the security clearance process - I...
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Republican Trey Gowdy Has Launched An Investigation Into The Rob Porter Scandal

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Things are getting even worse for the White House on the Rob Porter story as House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy has launched an investigation into the Rob Porter scandal. Video of Gowdy confirming the investigation on CNN's New Day: Trey Gowdy confirms that the House is investigating how RobPorter got a job...
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