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Trump / Porter Resignation #1120774

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 08, 2018
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Cecilia Vega) The resignation of President Trump's aide staff secretary Rob Porter, who is now dating White House communications director Hope Hicks, over abuse claims from his two ex-wives, Colbie Holderness† & Jennie Willoughby†, examined; photos shown; details given about the White House security clearance & FBI background checks in 2017. [WILLOUGHBY - explains what she told the "Washington Post" about the marital abuse.] [Feb. 7, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - backs Porter.] Two statements from White House chief of staff Gen. John Kelly about Porter discussed. [In response to reporter Vega's question, White House principal deputy press secretary Raj SHAH†- explains the background check process.] The statement from Holderness about the abuse & what a third woman told her & Porter's response quoted. The questions about when Trump became aware of the domestic violence allegations discussed.

Reporter(s):
Muir, David;
Vega, Cecilia
Duration:
00:05:00

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