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White House reels as FBI director contradicts official claims about alleged abuser

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The White House struggled Tuesday to contain a widening crisis over its handling of domestic violence allegations against a senior official, as it reeled from sworn testimony by the FBI chief that directly contradicted what President Donald Trump's aides had presented as the official version of...
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White House reels as FBI director contradicts official claims about alleged abuser

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The controversy has undermined the credibility of Trump's second chief of staff as the administration seeks to focus on its agenda.
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Jennie Willoughby: My abuse should be a turning point for America

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As the smoke clears following my ex-husband Rob Porter's resignation from the White House, a deeper narrative is developing.
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FBI director contradicts White House on Porter investigation

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Chris Wray, testifying before the Senate, said the FBI had finished its background investigation long before Rob Porter was fired as staff secretary.
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White House of lies on the Rob Porter scandal

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A corollary to that infamously unfair question, “When did you stop beating your wife?”
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Trump's Nightmare Day Gets Worse As The John Kelly Cover-Up Unravels

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Trump has had a terrible day as FBI Director Christopher Wray blew apart the White House's cover story, and as the day goes on Kelly's cover-up of the Rob Porter story is unraveling. Here is MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace on how all of the White House lies on Porter are catching up to them: Wow. Nicholle...
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Sarah Huckabee Sanders pleads ignorance, as the Rob Porter mess worsens

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"Obviously the press team's not going to be as read-in” as other White House officials, Sanders told reporters.
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FBI Timeline For Rob Porter's Background Check Conflicts With What White House Said

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The FBI director laid out a timeline for the background check investigation of former White House staff secretary Rob Porter that conflicts with what President Trump's staff has said. Porter resigned amid allegations of domestic violence.
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Porter blamed ex-wife's black eye on a fall in off-the-record meeting with reporters

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When now-former White House staff secretary Rob Porter sat down for an off-the-record meeting with four reporters hours after the publication of a Daily Mail story showing his first wife with a black eye, he was quick to deny the allegations of physical abuse. The reporters present for the meeting - the New York Times' Maggie Haberman, the Washington Post's Josh Dawsey, Axios' Jonathan Swan, and the Wall Street Journal's Michael Bender - pressed Porter to explain the picture of his first wife with a black eye as well as his comment that he had taken the picture in question. He told them...
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FBI Chief Just Worsened White House's Rob Porter Problem

FBI Chief Just Worsened White House's Rob Porter Problem

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The Rob Porter saga re-emerged front and center in Washington on Tuesday, as FBI chief Christopher Wray testified before a Senate panel. The upshot is that Wray's account suggests the White House was warned about Porter's background months before it has previously acknowledged, reports USA Today. Porter resigned his White...
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