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Trump / Porter Resignation / Domestic Abuse #1120898

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Cecilia Vega) The firestorm over the FBI response to what White House has said about staff secretary Rob Porter, who resigned over domestic abuse as claimed by his two former wives, examined; photos shown. [Deputy White House press secretary Raj SHAH, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - state the background check was ongoing.] [At hearings, FBI director Christopher WRAY†- says the FBI submitted multiple reports on Porter.] [Today, SANDERS - blames the White House Personnel Security Office on processing the information.] What White House chief of staff Gen. John Kelly said in support of Porter & what he told the "Wall Street Journal" about the process quoted. Trump shown not responding the reporter's question about the ex-wives. [SANDERS - says he supports any violence victims.] [Director of National Intelligence Dan COATS†- comments.] The issue of whyt so many staffers are on temporary clearance discussed.

Muir, David;
Vega, Cecilia

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