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NYT: Kushner pushes back on keeping classified info access

White House officials Jared Kushner and John Kelly are privately feuding over Kushner's access to classified information despite having only an interim security clearance, according to a report in The New York Times.

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Trump wasn't blaming school shooting on FBI's Russia investigation, Sanders says

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders tried to finesse a weekend tweet from President Donald Trump blaming the FBI's Russia investigation for missing a tip about the Florida shooting, saying the agency should not focus on a "hoax in terms of investigating the Trump campaign."

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White House says Trump son-in-law Kushner can do job without security clearance

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, can continue in his role as a senior White House adviser even if he does not obtain a security clearance, the White House said on Tuesday.

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Judge denies AT&T access to White House correspondence on Time Warner deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday denied AT&T Inc's request to see White House communications that might shed light on whether U.S. President Donald Trump pressured the Department of Justice to try to block the wireless carrier's purchase of Time Warner Inc .

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AT&T Loses Bid to Obtain White House Call Logs

The decision by a federal judge hampers the company’s argument that politics influenced the government’s move to block its $85 billion merger with Time Warner.

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WH pressed on Trump's FBI tweet

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders takes questions from the press in the first press briefing since the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

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Judge blocks AT&T request for White House communications about Time Warner deal

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Analysis: 15 questions for Sarah Sanders

For the first time in a week, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will take questions from the media on Tuesday afternoon. And what a week it's been.

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Trump to host Swedish prime minister on March 6: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will host Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven on March 6 at the White House, the president's press secretary said on Tuesday, amid concerns in the Nordic region about Russia's military buildup.

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Rob Porter’s Charisma and Ambition Disguised Flare-ups of Anger

The White House aide who resigned in a domestic abuse scandal that engulfed the White House was known for his ambition at Harvard and on Capitol Hill.

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Teens hold 'lie-in' at White House to demand gun reform

A group of teens and more than a hundred supporters staged a "lie-in" outside the White House on Presidents Day to pressure lawmakers to pass tougher gun laws.

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Trump backs effort to improve gun background checks

PALM BEACH, Fla./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Monday that President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve federal background checks for gun purchases, days after a shooting at a Florida school killed 17 people.

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Trump Adds Cautious Support to Changes to Background Checks for Gun Buyers

The White House press secretary said that Mr. Trump had spoken to Senator John Cornyn, Republican of Texas, about legislation he helped introduce to revamp background checks.

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Trump backs effort to improve gun background checks: White House

PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - The White House said on Monday that President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve federal background checks for gun purchases, days after a shooting at a Florida school killed 17 people.

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Trump open to improving background checks, spokesman says

President Donald Trump "is supportive of efforts to improve the federal background check system" for gun purchases, a White House spokesman said Monday, less than a week after the Florida school shooting that killed 17 people.

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White House Memo: White House Seeks to Move On From Abuse Scandal. But What Did It Learn?

A better-not-to-know approach in the White House allowed the Rob Porter problem to fester and raises questions about whether officials are capable of creating a better system.

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Sen. apologizes to former staffer's ex-wives

The ex-wives of Rob Porter, a White House aide who recently resigned over domestic abuse allegations, say they have received letters of apology from Porter's old boss, Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, who previously defended his former staffer as a "decent man."

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The President tweets that the special counsel's indictments show that Russian meddling had no effect on the outcome of the election

The White House continues to vehemently deny collusion with Russia a day after multiple indictments of Russian nationals and entities were announced by the Justice Department in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US election.

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Trump to meet House Speaker Ryan on Sunday in Florida: White House

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will meet Republican Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan at Trump's Florida resort on Sunday to discuss legislative priorities, White House spokeswoman Jessica Ditto said.

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Trump’s National Security Chief Calls Russian Interference ‘Incontrovertible’

Lt. General H.R. McMaster accused Moscow of engaging in “disinformation, subversion and espionage.” The comments highlighted a sharp division in the White House on how to talk about Russia’s actions.

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Editorial: Stop Letting the Russians Get Away With It, Mr. Trump

Robert Mueller’s latest indictments show how real the threat to U.S. elections is. When will the White House acknowledge it?

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VA secretary: I wasn't asked to resign

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin says he has no plans to resign -- and that during a roughly half-hour conversation with White House chief of staff John Kelly on Thursday, he was not asked to resign and did not offer his resignation.

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Kelly changes security clearance process in wake of Porter scandal

White House chief of staff John Kelly, under fire over the White House's handling of domestic abuse allegations against a senior aide, ordered an overhaul of the security clearance process for current and incoming top administration officials.

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Kelly Orders Overhaul to White House Security Clearance After Abuse Claims

The changes require F.B.I. officials to directly report to the White House counsel concerns that they uncover during the background investigation of the president’s top aides.

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White House's Kelly tightens security clearance procedures post-scandal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, under pressure to act, strengthened the process for security clearances for President Donald Trump's aides on Friday in response to a scandal involving a former official accused of domestic abuse by two ex-wives.

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Malicious cyber activity cost U.S. up to $109 billion in 2016: White House report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Malicious cyber activity cost the U.S. economy between $57 billion and $109 billion in 2016, the White House Council of Economic Advisers estimated in a report on Friday.

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Washington Post: Embattled VA secretary met with White House chief of staff

Embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin met Thursday with White House chief of staff John Kelly amid scrutiny of Shulkin's travel practices during a 2017 European trip, according to The Washington Post.

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Trump, Israel's Netanyahu to meet at White House March 5: officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for a meeting at the White House on March 5, two U.S. officials said on Friday.

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In Pursuit of Peace, Trump Generates Rare Friction With Netanyahu

The pushback on Israel suggests that the White House is recalibrating its approach to Israel and the Palestinians as it wrestles with when, and how, to put a peace proposal on the table.

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White House blames Russia for 'reckless' NotPetya cyber attack

WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) - The White House on Thursday blamed Russia for the devastating 'NotPetya' cyber attack last year, joining the British government in condemning Moscow for unleashing a virus that crippled parts of Ukraine's infrastructure and damaged computers in countries across the globe.

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Florida, White House, Immigration: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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Pressure is on Kelly to put Porter crisis to rest

After weathering a week of self-induced crisis, the White House was at an impasse on Wednesday. It had been seven days since Rob Porter, the staff secretary accused of spousal abuse, had resigned. Pressure was mounting on the White House for an explanation of who knew what, and when.

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U.S., Mexico working to set up Trump, Pena Nieto meeting: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Officials are working to arrange a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto "in the near future" to review progress on trade talks, a border wall and other issues, the White House said in a statement on Thursday.

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White House blames Russia for 'NotPetya cyber attack

WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) - The White House on Thursday blamed Russia for the devastating 'NotPetya' cyber attack last year, joining the British government in condemning Moscow for unleashing a virus that crippled parts of Ukraine's infrastructure and damaged computers in countries across the globe.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Trump Wants to Make America White Again

Democrats should be enraged by the immigration policies championed by the White House.

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UPDATE 3-White House blames Russia for 'NotPetya cyber attack

* U.S. vows attack will be met with "international consequences"

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After Florida Shooting, Trump Focuses on Mental Health Over Guns

Mr. Trump’s remarks came amid criticism that the White House had not done enough to reassure the public shortly after one of the deadliest mass shootings in American history.

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Bannon met with special counsel investigators two days this week

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former White House adviser Steve Bannon met with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigators for two days this week, even as he frustrated lawmakers by refusing to answer many questions posed by the U.S. House Intelligence Committee on Thursday.

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Ex-wife's photos raise questions about McGahn's role in Porter scandal

The FBI obtained photos of the bruised face of Colbie Holderness seven days after President Donald Trump's inauguration last year, according to emails obtained by CNN, raising questions about what information White House counsel Don McGahn had at his disposal regarding her ex-husband, Rob Porter.

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White House cancels Trump trip to Orlando set for Friday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will not be traveling to Orlando, Florida to promote his infrastructure plan on Friday, White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters said on Thursday.

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White House tries to stop bipartisan immigration deal

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News Analysis: The White House Flouts the First Rule of Crisis Communications: Get the Facts Out Fast

Its handling of Rob Porter’s resignation has become a case study in how shifting stories can make matters worse.

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Democrats scramble on taxes as Republicans gain steam

Caught flat-footed by the suddenly increasing popularity of the GOP tax plan, leading Democrats are urging the party's candidates to ignore the day-to-day controversies surrounding President Donald Trump's White House and focus their campaigns on the economy.

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Op-Ed Columnist: The Trump Stain Spreads

In a White House without integrity, everything becomes tainted.

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Trump's military parade could cost up to $30 million: budget chief

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The military parade that President Donald Trump wants to stage, likely in Washington, would cost U.S. taxpayers up to $30 million, the White House budget chief said on Wednesday in remarks on the administration's fiscal 2019 spending plan.

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Riding an Untamed Horse: Priebus Opens Up on Serving Trump

Reince Priebus, the president’s first White House chief of staff, said his tenure was even more arduous than outsiders knew. “Take everything you’ve heard and multiply it by 50,” he says in a new book.

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Paul Ryan pressed on Porter

House Speaker Paul Ryan answered questions on the House Oversight Committee's investigation of the White House's handling of Rob Porter's employment following domestic violence allegations.

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House panel investigates White House handling of Rob Porter

The House Oversight Committee is investigating the White House's handling of Rob Porter's employment, chairman Trey Gowdy told CNN Wednesday.

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White House says it opposes McCain-Coons bipartisan immigration bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Wednesday it opposed a bipartisan immigration measure proposed by Senators John McCain and Chris Coons, saying it would boost illegal immigration and fail to fix other immigration practices opposed by President Donald Trump.

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Democrat hopes to resolve Russia memo issues 'very soon'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Democrat on the U.S. House Intelligence Committee said on Wednesday the White House and FBI wanted too much information kept from the public in a still-secret Democratic memo related to probes of Russian influence in the 2016 U.S. election.

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Trump stands by John Kelly -- for now

White House chief of staff John Kelly, facing a growing swell of internal strife, attempted Wednesday to bring a spiraling crisis under control even as morale has plummeted among West Wing aides who feel misled and leaderless.

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White House faces new pressure from Congress over aide's departure

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump faced new pressure on Wednesday from his Republican allies in Congress over domestic abuse allegations against a former aide as lawmakers questioned whether his administration has properly vetted top staffers.

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Who Is Rob Porter?

Rob Porter, the White House staff secretary who was forced to resign after accusations of spousal abuse, amassed job titles in multiple Senate offices before joining President Trump’s staff.

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Paul Ryan on Porter: Vetting system needs fix

House Speaker Paul Ryan answered questions on the House Oversight Committee's investigation of the White House's handling of Rob Porter's employment following domestic violence allegations.

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Trump urges Senate to pass Senator Grassley's immigration bill: statement

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he supported Republican U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley's immigration bill and urged the full Senate to back it, according to a statement issued by the White House.

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Authorities respond to shooting at NSA facility

Authorities are responding to a shooting in Fort Meade, Maryland, where the National Security Agency is headquartered, the White House said Wednesday.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: What the White House Knew About Rob Porter

Maybe he was a great staff secretary. You can’t separate that from the allegations against him.

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Talk: April Ryan Asks Political Questions No One Else Will

The White House correspondent on freedom of the press, the value of the White House press briefing and becoming a reaction meme.

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Talks over possible Kelly successor heat up

There has been no decision by President Donald Trump to replace embattled White House chief of staff John Kelly, but multiple sources say conversations over who could succeed him have heated up.

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Brian Stelter: Sarah Sanders is Trump's top stonewaller

CNN's Brian Stelter examines White House press secretary Sarah Sanders' role under President Donald Trump.

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Anderson Cooper hammers WH for second day of 'gaslighting'

CNN's Anderson Cooper continues to call out the White House for its contradicting responses to questions about abuse allegations leveled against former aide Rob Porter.

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Republicans fret over White House's inability to move past Porter

Republicans are growing increasingly concerned at President Donald Trump's inability to quiet the Rob Porter abuse scandal, which has engulfed the administration even as it works to capitalize on recent successes.

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The F.B.I., Domestic Abuse and the White House: A Timeline of the Rob Porter Scandal

The White House has shifted its story about how and when members of the administration learned about the domestic abuse allegations that forced a top aide to resign.

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One week after Rob Porter resigned over allegations of domestic abuse the controversy surrounding his tenure is not only alive, it's multiplying

When White House staff secretary Rob Porter resigned last Wednesday, a day after domestic violence accusations against him became public, it felt like the beginning and end of yet another brief and ugly Trump era administrative flop.

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SkyBridge decision on deal to sell firm expected by end of February: CIO

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A decision on the sale of SkyBridge Capital LLC, owned by former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci, to a consortium that includes Chinese conglomerate HNA Group [HNAIRC.UL] should be made by the end of February, the firm's chief investment officer said on Tuesday.

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SkyBridge decision on deal to sell firm expected by end of February - CIO

NEW YORK, Feb 13 (Reuters) - A decision on the sale of SkyBridge Capital LLC, owned by former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci, to a consortium that includes Chinese conglomerate HNA Group should be made by the end of February, the firm's chief investment officer said on Tuesday.

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Russia, White House, Benjamin Netanyahu: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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WH has repeatedly lied about Rob Porter. Here's a timeline.

The White House timeline for how the Rob Porter scandal unfolded -- including what they knew and when they knew -- has been thoroughly debunked by testimony from FBI Director Christopher Wray and extensive CNN reporting.

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Tapper: White House misled and lied to us

CNN's Jake Tapper takes aim at the White House's response to allegations of domestic violence against former White House staff secretary Rob Porter.

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Trump budget chief says he would oppose budget if he were in Congress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House budget chief said on Tuesday that, if he were still a member of Congress, he "probably" would vote against a deficit-financed budget plan he and Trump are proposing.

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Sanders: White House, FBI are both telling the truth

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders defends the White House's timeline about when it learned of domestic abuse allegations leveled against former aide Rob Porter.

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White House won't say if Trump believes the women

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Trump to tap Georgette Mosbacher as ambassador to Poland: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump plans to name Florida businesswoman and Republican fundraiser Georgette Mosbacher, whose husband served as U.S. Commerce Secretary under former President George H.W. Bush, as the U.S. ambassador to Poland, the White House said on Tuesday.

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As China Marches Forward on A.I., the White House Is Silent

Last summer, China unveiled a plan to become the world’s leader in artificial intelligence, challenging the longtime role of the United States.

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FBI's Wray contradicts White House on Porter background check

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - FBI Director Christopher Wray on Tuesday contradicted the White House version of events surrounding the background check for a former top aide accused of domestic abuse by two ex-wives, triggering more disarray around the controversy.

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Trump aide's anticipated elevation highlights how top officials were willing to overlook signs that there were potential abuse allegations in his background

Rob Porter was involved in serious discussions to be promoted when he abruptly resigned from the White House last week amid allegations that he abused his two ex-wives, multiple sources familiar with the matter tell CNN.

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The record turnover at the Trump White House

Donald Trump is breaking records! Just not in a good way.

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FBI chief contradicts White House on Rob Porter timeline

FBI Director Chris Wray upended the White House's stated timeline of information about disgraced aide Rob Porter on Tuesday, as he outlined when the agency briefed officials on the matter.

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Trump administration official: no formal plans to enact a 'reciprocal tax'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House has no formal plans to enact a "reciprocal tax," a Trump administration official said Tuesday, contradicting President Donald Trump's comments.

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White House Was Warned of Rob Porter’s Background Months Earlier Than Acknowledged

The F.B.I. told White House officials last March about problems in the background of Rob Porter, the aide who resigned in a domestic abuse scandal. The White House has said it learned of the issues in July.

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FBI: Porter background check done in July 2017

During a Senate Intellignece Committee hearing, FBI Director Christopher Wray says the FBI completed a background check on former White House staff secretary Rob Porter in July 2017, despite the White House saying the check was never completed.

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Porter's ex-wives: White House has not reached out

The two ex-wives of disgraced former aide Rob Porter tell CNN on Tuesday that they have not heard from anyone at the White House since they went public with stories of abuse, even as the administration insists that President Donald Trump "supports victims of domestic violence."

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GOP Sen. says she's 'extremely disappointed' in WH response

Iowa Republican Sen. Joni Ernst is calling on President Donald Trump to send a stronger message against domestic abuse after the resignation of two White House aides.

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White House shifting timeline on Porter

CNN's Chris Cuomo fact-checks the White House's timeline of what was known about the domestic abuse allegations against Rob Porter.

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Omarosa warns America of 'scary' Pence

Former White House aide turned "Celebrity Big Brother" contestant Omarosa Manigault-Newman described Vice President Pence as "extreme" and "scary."

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Anderson Cooper hits Sanders for attempted 'gaslighting'

CNN's Anderson Cooper calls out White House press secretary Sarah Sanders for her response to questions about President Trump's support for victims of domestic violence and exactly when White House officials became aware of abuse accusations leveled at former aide Rob Porter.

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A Whirlwind Envelops the White House, and the Revolving Door Spins

The White House turnover rate in the first year of Donald J. Trump’s presidency has been 34 percent. That’s a modern record.

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Analysis: What makes no sense about Trump's response to Porter allegations

On Monday afternoon, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders read a prepared statement about the White House's handling of allegations that former staff secretary Rob Porter had physically and mentally abused both his ex-wives. 

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Trump tells Putin more steps needed to scrap North Korea nuclear program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, who complained last month that Moscow was "not helping us at all with North Korea," told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday that more needs to be done to scrap Pyongyang's nuclear program, the White House said.

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Accusations Against Aide Renew Attention on White House Security Clearances

More than a year after joining the White House as a senior adviser, the president’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is among those without a permanent security clearance.

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Trump wants $2.2 billion for new FBI headquarters

The White House is proposing to spend more than $2 billion in funding for a new FBI headquarters, infusing cash into a stalled effort to replace the downtown Washington building.

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Hope Hicks' pinch hitter is taking a bigger role when the White House is in crisis

When Hope Hicks is entrenched in the Oval Office battling the communications crisis of the day, Mercedes Schlapp steps up to the plate.

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After Porter scandal, White House leaves clearance changes up to FBI

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Grappling with the fallout over a former aide accused of domestic abuse, the White House on Monday said any changes in how security clearance investigations are conducted on President Donald Trump's team would be up to the FBI and intelligence agencies.

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What’s in the White House Budget Request?

Largely a political statement, the $4.4 trillion budget request includes a host of cuts across domestic programs while increasing the deficit over the next decade.

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Panelist rips Trump over Porter tweet

CNN's Anushay Hossain lit into President Donald Trump for calling claims of abuse against White House aide Rob Porter as a "mere allegation," asking why the president won't say that abuse of women is wrong.

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Despite Trump's comments, White House says he takes 'domestic violence very seriously'

The White House maintained on Monday did not know the "extent" of the allegations against Rob Porter until last Tuesday evening, when they were first reported in the Daily Mail.

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WH on Trump tweet: He's not taking a side

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders answers a question about President Trump tweeting lives "being shattered ... by a mere allegation" in the wake of domestic abuse allegations against former White House staff secretary Rob Porter.

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White House dismisses idea of U.S.-Israel discussing settlement annexation

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The United States dismissed as false an Israeli assertion on Monday that the two countries were discussing the possibility of Israel annexing Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank, in a rare display of discord between U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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Top U.S. diplomat urges action on harassment as issue roils White House

CAIRO (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Monday urged department employees to intervene if they witness sexual harassment, two days after U.S. President Donald Trump expressed sympathy for those accused of harassment and not given due process.

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Trump wants to slash funding for diplomacy

The Trump administration is proposing sharp cuts to the budget for international diplomacy and aid in its 2019 funding request to Congress -- though questions were raised when the White House and State Department appeared to ask for different amounts of funding with very little explanation.