Trump still has confidence in John Kelly despite Rob Porter domestic-abuse scandal, White House says


CNBC—Staff secretary Rob Porter quit after his ex-wives said he had been physically and verbally abusive during their marriages to him.

Despite FBI contradictions, White House says Trump 'has confidence' in John Kelly. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Tuesday that President Donald Trump "has confidence" in his chief of staff John Kelly. "The President has confidence in his chief of staff," Sanders said as she faced a barrage of questions from reporters about the White House's and Kelly's handling of allegations of domestic abuse against a senior aide, Rob Porter. The vote of confidence came hours after FBI Director Chris Wray said Tuesday that the FBI briefed the White House four times on its...