White House declines to provide detailed account of senior aide’s firing

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders struggled Monday to explain the administration’s shifting response to spousal abuse allegations against former senior aide Rob Porter, providing answers in the daily press briefing that were incomplete or that conflicted with the accounts of other aides or previous White House comments. Sanders would not provide detailed answers on why a senior aide […]

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Senior White House official to resign following allegations of abuse

A senior White House official announced Wednesday he is resigning after allegations by his two ex-wives of physical and emotional abuse. The official, Rob Porter, served as the staff secretary and often controlled the paper flow to President Trump’s desk, along with his daily schedule. Porter also oversaw the White House’s policy implementation process and worked closely with Chief of […]

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Israeli police question PM over corruption allegations

Israeli police are questioning Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over corruption allegations, local media reported after police cars arrived at his residence Monday. The police team did not speak to journalists, but Israeli media said they are looking into suspicions that Netanyahu inappropriately accepted expensive gifts from two businessmen. The reports said the initial questioning, which began Monday evening, could last […]

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