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Trump / Porter, Sorensen Resignations / Domestic Abuse #1120827

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 10, 2018
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(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(White House: David Wright) The impact on & reaction from the White House to the resignations of two White House staffers, staff secretary Rob Porter & speechwriter David Sorensen, for domestic abuse allegations examined; President Trump's tweet about "a mere allegation" with no "Duo Precess."] [On Friday, TRUMP - wishes Porter well.] Trump's support of Porter with no mention of the women, how White House chief of staff Gen. John Kelly handled the Porter case & Trump's refusal to release the Democratic memo {in response to the Republican memo that was released} about the Russia investigation noted. [Nov. 2017, TRUMP - says women are very special.] [With Bill Maher, Representative Adam SCHIFF - comments.] Reports that Trump was unhappy with the initial response from White House communications director Hope Hicks, who was involved with Porter, discussed; Trump statement supporting Hicks quoted.

(Studio: Tom Llamas) Further coverage of the story on "This Week" noted.

Llamas, Tom;
Wright, David

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