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Donald Trump's chief of staff acknowledges mistakes in the handling of abuse allegations against a top aide but puts the onus on the FBI and the Justice Department to provide more timely updates on background checks.
Lawmakers want to know why Porter was allowed to continue as White House staff secretary despite being accused of spousal abuse.
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats comments as questions swirl about how a top White House aide kept his access to highly sensitive information and the president despite being accused of domestic violence.
Senior staff is deployed to defend President Trump's and chief of staff John Kelly's reactions to spousal abuse allegations against Rob Porter.
Trump's words after the Rob Porter resignation serve as a high-profile illustration of the obstacles many women face in speaking out about their experiences.
Questions are swirling about the White House chief of staff's defense of an aide he fought to keep in a sensitive West Wing job after the official was accused of abuse by two ex-wives.
Two former wives accuse Rob Porter of physical and verbal abuse. The White House staff secretary calls the charges “outrageous” and “simply false.”