Trump Tweets About “False Allegations” After Domestic Abuse Allegations Against White House Aide

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Mother Jones—This past week, while the White House was quickly sinking into a wave of recriminations over how much top administration officials knew about a senior aide’s history of domestic violence, Trump himself was personally fuming over the appearance that his people had mishandled the response—that they looked weak in their reaction. On Friday, he made […]

Fox News downplays report that White House knew about domestic abuse allegations against top Trump aide Rob Porter. Sarah Wasko / Media Matters Fox News waited eight hours on February 9 before mentioning a new report that the Trump White House first learned a year ago that “staff secretary Rob Porter’s ex-wives were prepared to make damaging accusations about him that could threaten his security clearance.” In contrast, CNN and MSNBC reported on the development multiple times, beginning with their early morning shows. Porter resigned from his position in the White House on February 7 as media organizations...