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White House speechwriter resigns amid domestic abuse allegations

11 Febrero 2018, 11:50 | Crisanna Felipe

All 5 aides from 2017 picture have left the White Home

From left White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner walk to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington Friday Aug. 4 2017. President Donald Trump is

Corbett had reportedly first made her accusations against Sorensen to the F.B.I.in October 2017, while Sorensen was unergoing a background check.

The White House has faced a firestorm of criticism over its handling of the allegations and its response to them.

Mr. Trump's tweet also echoed his response a year ago to allegations that Roy S. Moore, the Republican candidate for the Senate seat in Alabama, had molested underage girls.

Trump said he was sad to learn of the allegations, but added: "As you probably know, he says he's innocent".

Remember that in the course of the 2016 campaign, Trump faced accusations from more than a dozen women that he has sexually abused or acted inappropriately with them.

"Once you see the allegations as put forth ... it was very clear that Rob resigned very swiftly and was out of the White House the very next day".

Former White House secretary Rob Porter resigned when his two ex-wives came forward, accusing him of abuse.

"As you know, he says he's innocent". But we absolutely wish him well.

After one of those incidents he attempted to leave in his vehicle "and she ran after him as he was pulling away, injuring herself in the process", the Post said.

Conversations have been going on last week among White House staffers as to what a "post-Kelly world looks like", a source familiar with these discussions said, with Mulvaney seen as a leading contender to eventually replace Kelly. He also included photographs that he said were evidence of injuries she left him with during confrontations.

Then, on Saturday, the president tweeted in general comments that didn't specify if he was referring to Porter or to the issue of domestic violence, lamented that lives are being "destroyed by a mere allegation".

The President himself has also been the subject of allegations of sexual harassment by several women.

White House spokesman Raj Shah said in statement that the administration "confronted" Sorensen on the matter, after which Sorensen denied the allegations and resigned.

There was no mention of the two ex-wives who say he abused them, a claim backed up by photos of one of them with a badly-blackened eye.



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