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Katie Porter ousts Mimi Walters in California House race

LOS ANGELES — Democrat Katie Porter has seized a Republican-held U.S. House seat in the heart of Southern California’s Reagan country. Thursday’s vote count update in Orange County gave Porter, a law professor, the upset over Republican [...]
John Kelly says he never considered resigning over Porter episode
“I have absolutely nothing to even consider resigning over,” John Kelly said of the scandal surrounding Rob Porter (right). | Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images [...]
Pence: White House could have handled Porter better but still confident in Kelly
Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday that he and President Donald Trump have confidence in chief of staff John Kelly, but he said the White House could have better handled the situation regarding a former top aide who was accused of domestic [...]
Sanders pushes for Kelly to face the press over Porter scandal
Nine days into the Rob Porter scandal, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is pushing for senior officials who made the decisions surrounding the former White House staff secretary’s security clearance to take over the [...]
FBI director puts responsibility for Porter on White House
FBI Director Christopher Wray told lawmakers that the FBI submitted a partial report to the White House in March on Rob Porter, whose position involved access to the nation’s [...]
Kelly increasingly isolated as Porter scandal rages on
Turbulence in this West Wing is typically generated by President Donald Trump, but for the past week, it’s been chief of staff John Kelly—the man brought in to be a steadying hand—who’s inspiring what one White House official [...]
Kelly under pressure to defend handling of Porter abuse allegations
In any other universe, Monday would be a big day in Washington. The White House is slated to simultaneously unveil its latest budget blueprint and deliver a long-delayed plan to repair the country’s aging infrastructure, President Donald [...]
Trump Wishes Rob Porter Well, Reminds America Bitches Often Be Lyin’
Who you gonna believe? Oh, America, in your time of tribulation and heartbreak over the very surprising news the Trump White House has been harboring at least one wife-beater, we know you have been breathlessly waiting for some comforting words [...]
Orrin Hatch Just Heartbroken Over How This Rob Porter Scandal Has Hurt Orrin Hatch
Show us on the doll where the women Rob Porter beat up hurt you. When Orrin Hatch was first asked to comment on the allegations made by Rob Porter’s former wives and one ex-girlfriend who say that Porter, Hatch’s former Chief of Staff, [...]
Kelly knew before abuse reports that Porter would be denied security clearance
White House chief of staff John Kelly was told several weeks ago that the FBI would deny full security clearances to multiple White House aides who had been working in the West Wing on interim security clearances. Those aides, [...]