White House officials say Trump will keep Kelly despite defense of domestic abuser

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@thinkprogress—White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and budget chief Mick Mulvaney separately said Sunday that President Trump would retain chief of staff John Kelly amidst public outcry over his handling of abuse allegations against former staff secretary Rob Porter. During an interview on CNN’s State of the Union Sunday, Jake Tapper asked Conway whether Kelly’s job was […]

Trump still has confidence in John Kelly despite Rob Porter domestic-abuse scandal, White House says. Staff secretary Rob Porter quit after his ex-wives said he had been physically and verbally abusive during their marriages to him.