Another Trump aide resigns following accusations of domestic abuse

Another Trump aide resigns following accusations of domestic abuse

Other White House officials, including Ivanka Trump and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, came to Hicks' defense Friday.

The White House has announced who will replace former staff secretary Rob Porter, who resigned this week amid domestic abuse allegations.

Speier, who has been among the lawmakers leading efforts to crackdown on sexual misconduct in Congress, blasted Trump for not condemning domestic violence after a week, in which two White House aides resigned in the face of such allegations.

After Porter resigned, President Donald Trump praised his work.

"I think it's fair to say we all could have done better dealing with this over the last few days", Shah told reporters Thursday at the daily White House briefing. He said strongly yesterday that he is innocent, but you will have to talk to him about that'. One of his former wives gave a photo of her black eye, the injury she got because of the abuse.

Corbett also was involved in politics, working for Sen.

Mr Porter worked at the heart of the White House for a year, but was denied full security clearance. Another aide, speechwriter David Sorenson, resigned Friday after his former wife alleged that he had been violent and emotionally abusive during their marriage. He did a very good job when he was in the White House and we hope he has a wonderful career. His second wife also accused him of physical and psychological abuse. Porter's security clearance, which he needed in the crucial job of staff secretary who controls the daily paper flow to the President's desk.

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Kelly says, "Forty minutes later he was gone".

Porter has denied the allegations and blamed a "smear campaign" against him. "I am proud to serve alongside him". Porter following the allegations. "Domestic violence is abhorrent and has no place in our society".

Chief of staff John Kelly is under fire for his handling of Porter's departure.

The National Organization of Women is calling on the chief of staff to resign as pressure continues to build over when he knew about the allegations; Kevin Corke has the roundup for 'Special Report'.

Porter, a Rhodes scholar and Harvard-educated lawyer, played an important role in deciding which articles and policy proposals were given to the president for his review.

But his suggestion in private that he would be willing to step down if the President wanted him to reflected the degree to which the scandal surrounding Porter has engulfed the White House, touching off a bitter round of recriminations that could result in a shake-up at the highest levels. Some are old some are new.

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