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Fri Feb 9, 2018, 01:07 PM

Kelly offers account of Porter exit that some White House aides consider untrue

Source: Washington Post

White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly on Friday morning instructed senior staff to communicate a version of events about the departure of staff secretary Rob Porter that contradicts the administration’s previous accounts, according to two senior officials.

During a staff meeting, Kelly told those in attendance to say that he took action to remove Porter within 40 minutes of learning that abuse allegations from two ex-wives were credible, according to the officials, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because discussions in such meetings are supposed to be confidential.

“He told the staff he took immediate and direct action,” one of the officials said, adding that people after the meeting expressed disbelief with one another and felt his latest account was not true.

That version of events contradicts both the public record and accounts from numerous other White House officials in recent days as the Porter drama unfolded. Kelly — who first learned of the domestic violence allegations against Porter months ago — issued a glowing statement of support for Porter’s personal character after the allegations first surfaced publicly Tuesday and privately urged him to remain on the job until the next day when his resignation was announced.

Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/kelly-offers-account-of-porter-exit-that-some-white-house-aides-consider-untrue/2018/02/09/119feb7e-0db1-11e8-95a5-c396801049ef_story.html



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Reply Kelly offers account of Porter exit that some White House aides consider untrue (Original post)
BumRushDaShow Feb 9 OP
Historic NY Feb 9 #1
Fresh_Start Feb 9 #2
atreides1 Feb 9 #3
keithbvadu2 Feb 9 #7
lark Feb 9 #4
mpcamb Feb 9 #5
RandomAccess Feb 9 #6
MontanaMama Feb 9 #8

Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Fri Feb 9, 2018, 01:17 PM

1. He lied.

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Fri Feb 9, 2018, 01:19 PM

2. Wrong...it wasn't because the complaints were credible...

it was because there was incontrovertible proof so they couldn't deny it anymore.

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Fri Feb 9, 2018, 01:24 PM

3. Hmmm

I now wonder how many times he lied while still in the Marines?

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Response to atreides1 (Reply #3)

Fri Feb 9, 2018, 02:53 PM

7. Kelly has 'betrayed' the idea of an officer's integrity and honor.

Kelly has 'betrayed' the idea of an officer's integrity and honor.

shamed, dishonored, ruined, belittled, and many other verbs?

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Fri Feb 9, 2018, 01:31 PM

4. Abusive, racist, migogynistic criminal liar & traitor

hires other abusive, racist, misogynistic, criminal liars and traitors - who wouldn't have seen this coming.

The other really bad part, this ass was denied a securfity clearance over a year ago and still sees the very most confidential information.
OMG, drumpf is fucking us over in so many ways we know about, what is he doing that is criminally traitorous that we don't know about. Just hope Mueller gets enough dirt to hang him.

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Fri Feb 9, 2018, 01:41 PM

5. He may be toast.

Gotta love that picture of him with the article.

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Fri Feb 9, 2018, 01:59 PM

6. I'm still steamed about his lies about Fredericka Wilson

The guy does NOT belong in the White House. Tho I suppose being an inveterate liar is more qualification than disqualification in Trump's White House.

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Fri Feb 9, 2018, 02:55 PM

8. Alternative Facts!

The WH is an alternative fact boiler room.

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