Politic > Donald Trump

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

6 monthes ago   |   By

The FBI has contradicted the White House's story about the timing of a background check of staff secretary Rob Porter.
Read more ...

 

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

6 monthes ago   |   By

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...
Read more ...

 

House Oversight Panel Investigating Alleged Abuser Rob Porter

House Oversight Panel Investigating Alleged Abuser Rob Porter

6 monthes ago   |   By

“How in the hell was he still employed?” chairman Trey Gowdy asked.
Read more ...

 

House Oversight Launches Investigation Into Rob Porter's Employment

6 monthes ago   |   By

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.
Read more ...

 

House Republicans Open Investigation Into White House Handling Of Porter Scandal

House Republicans Open Investigation Into White House Handling Of Porter Scandal

6 monthes ago   |   By

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.
Read more ...

 

Coward Paul Ryan Refuses To Criticize Trump For Hiring Wife Beater Rob Porter

6 monthes ago   |   By

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,...
Read more ...

 

Congress probes White House, FBI over domestic abuse accusations

6 monthes ago   |   By

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.
Read more ...

 

House Oversight is investigating the White House's handling of Rob Porter, Gowdy says

6 monthes ago   |   By

"You can call it official,” said Rep. Trey Gowdy, chairman of the House investigative committee.
Read more ...

 

Judge Napolitano on Rob Porter Scandal: Background Check Info Kept From John Kelly?

6 monthes ago   |   By

Judge Andrew Napolitano questioned Wednesday whether former top staffer Rob Porter's background check report ever reached Chief of Staff John Kelly.
Read more ...

 

House panel to investigate why former Trump aide Rob Porter worked without security clearance

6 monthes ago   |   By

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...
Read more ...

 

U.S. congressional panel probes White House on Porter abuse accusations: chairman

6 monthes ago   |   By

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.
Read more ...

 

House Republicans launch investigation into White House's handling of domestic abuse scandal

6 monthes ago   |   By

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...
Read more ...

 

Republican Trey Gowdy Has Launched An Investigation Into The Rob Porter Scandal

6 monthes ago   |   By

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...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Donald Trump      Republicans      Editors' Picks      Featured News      Paul Ryan      Congress      PoliticsNews      U.S.      News      Politics      Trey Gowdy      Issues  


Jerry Falwell Jr. Insults Founding Fathers To Defend Trump's Jerky Behavior

Jerry Falwell Jr. Insults Founding Fathers To Defend Trump's Jerky Behavior

The Liberty University president's comments about Donald Trump didn't go over too well on Twitter. Read more ...

Commander Of Bin Laden Raid: Revoke My Security Clearance Too, Trump

Commander Of Bin Laden Raid: Revoke My Security Clearance Too, Trump

“I would consider it an honor if you would revoke my security clearance as well," William McRaven wrote. Read more ...

Anonymous Officials Say Trump's Military Parade Will Cost $92M

Anonymous Officials Say Trump's Military Parade Will Cost $92M

The Veterans Day military parade President Trump ordered in February has been controversial from the start, with critics wondering if Trump was trolling the nation , the... Read more ...

The jury now deliberating Paul Manafort's bank fraud case asked the judge a...

The jury now deliberating Paul Manafort's bank fraud case asked the judge a clarifying question that might concern the prosecutors

Jury deliberations began Thursday in the Virginia bank and tax fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. The jury sent a note to the judge asking for... Read more ...

A tense internal meeting between Google CEO Sundar Pichai and employees went...

A tense internal meeting between Google CEO Sundar Pichai and employees went sideways as execs addressed rumors about the company's China plans

Google CEO Sundar Pichai and cofounder Sergey Brin met with employees during an all-hands meeting on Thursday and discussed reports that Google planned to launch a censored... Read more ...

Trump is reportedly eager to revoke more security clearances and is doubling...

Trump is reportedly eager to revoke more security clearances and is doubling down on that threat

President Donald Trump reportedly believes that his decision to revoke former CIA director John Brennan's security clearance was strong and decisive, according to current and... Read more ...

Florida Officials Are Breaking The Law By Not Offering Spanish Ballots, Suit...

Florida Officials Are Breaking The Law By Not Offering Spanish Ballots, Suit Claims

The suit targets 32 counties the plaintiffs say are violating the Voting Rights Act. Read more ...

Trump Tower vs. the White House: Inside the president's 2 offices, from...

Trump Tower vs. the White House: Inside the president's 2 offices, from Shaq's sneaker to Ronald Reagan's old rug

Donald Trump 's old Trump Tower office is a far cry from the Oval Office he now occupies. Most of Trump's decor didn't make the trip to D.C. with him. Business Insider looked... Read more ...

Trump's big military parade will reportedly cost $80 million more than expected

Trump's big military parade will reportedly cost $80 million more than expected

President Trump's long-desired military parade is now expected to cost $80 million more than expected, CNBC reported Thursday. Congress has already authorized the parade, which... Read more ...

Omarosa Releases Latest Secret Recording

Omarosa Releases Latest Secret Recording

Omarosa Manigault Newman on Thursday released another secret audio recording that she says proves President Trump wanted to silence her after firing her from the White House... Read more ...