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Fri Feb 9, 2018, 06:45 PM

In Private, Donald Trump Voices Doubt About Rob Porter's Accusers

Source: The Daily Beast



This isn’t the first time the president has been persuaded by a man’s denial.

LACHLAN MARKAY
ASAWIN SUEBSAENG
SAM STEIN

02.09.18 5:00 PM ET

As his White House has become engulfed in controversy over its handling of allegations of spousal abuse leveled against former Staff Secretary Rob Porter, President Donald Trump has privately questioned the credibility of the accusers. In fact, the president has gone as far as to express doubts to aides and friends about the assault allegations, and has asked repeatedly if there are any reasons Porter’s two ex-wives could have to make up such claims, according to three sources with direct knowledge of the conversations.

Trump’s skepticism has been apparent in discussions with confidants and officials, who tell The Daily Beast that, at least in their conversations, he has not expressed sympathy for the ex-wives, Colbie Holderness and Jennifer Willoughby, who have gone on the record to allege physical violence.

“[It is] 100% not what's on his mind,” one source close to Trump who has spoken with the president in recent days told The Daily Beast, referring to the well-being of alleged victims. The White House press office did not respond to a request for comment on this story.

Trump has, however, made clear his displeasure with how his own staff has handled the Porter scandal, multiple sources tell The Daily Beast. Among those whom the president believes have done a less-than-adequate job include Communications Director Hope Hicks, who has been dating Porter, and Chief of Staff John Kelly. According to a Friday report from ABC News, the latter told Trump he would resign over his handling of the Porter scandal if the president asked him to. The White House denies that Kelly “offered” his resignation.


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Reply In Private, Donald Trump Voices Doubt About Rob Porter's Accusers (Original post)
DonViejo Feb 2018 OP
Gothmog Feb 2018 #1
janterry Feb 2018 #3
Zoonart Feb 2018 #2
Cha Feb 2018 #4
Ligyron Feb 2018 #5
Honeycombe8 Feb 2018 #6
Mr.Bill Feb 2018 #7
iluvtennis Feb 2018 #8
mpcamb Feb 2018 #9
lastlib Feb 2018 #10
Chemisse Feb 2018 #11
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Feb 2018 #12
D_Master81 Feb 2018 #13

Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Feb 9, 2018, 06:46 PM

1. Who is surprised by this?

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Response to Gothmog (Reply #1)

Fri Feb 9, 2018, 06:47 PM

3. +1

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Feb 9, 2018, 06:47 PM

2. How does he look in the mirror?

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Feb 9, 2018, 07:00 PM

4. Of course he does.. fucking

abuser of women.. and anyone else in his path.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Feb 9, 2018, 07:10 PM

5. Here's a hideous visual...

"...Hope Hicks, who has been dating Porter, and Chief of Staff John Kelly."

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Feb 9, 2018, 07:39 PM

6. Of course he does. Did we have any doubts? I mean, look at his own history, & his support of Roy

Of course he does. Did we have any doubts? I mean, look at his own history, & his support of Roy Moore.

If there is EVER an inappropriate, unethical, or shockingly horrifying response to anything, you can count on Trump to do it.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Feb 9, 2018, 08:50 PM

7. Hey Donny,

do you really think those two women would lie to the FBI (a felony) just to make their ex look bad? They would have harmed him more by going to the National Enquirer. And no felony.

I wonder how many of the women you abused have testified under oath to Mueller's investigation or to a Grand Jury? Think about that one, Donny.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Feb 9, 2018, 09:25 PM

8. The occupant of the White House is a Shithole. GAH

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Feb 9, 2018, 10:33 PM

9. Look at the Police pictures, numbnuts.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Feb 9, 2018, 10:55 PM

10. Well, Of COURSE, the guy is innocent!

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Donald tRump has SAID he's innocent. Case closed, scandal over, RIGHT??!? Move on, and be sure to clap for our Dear Leader!

Rob Porter says he's an innocent victim in all this--of COURSE he is! I mean, face the FACTS, it's CLEARLY his ex-wives who are at fault. If Colbie Holderness had not VIOLENTLY forced her face in to the path of Porter's fist, she would never have gotten that black eye. And if she hadn't ANGRILY placed her neck between his hands--in a moment of prayer, I am SURE--then he would never have choked her. So OBVIOUSLY, it's all her fault, and it's almost certainly the same for Jennifer Willoughby.

Some women just CANNOT stop themselves when it comes to violently abusing men.



(in case it's needed-- )

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sat Feb 10, 2018, 09:38 AM

11. He relates to other piggish men.

He sees them and feels 'this could be me.'

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sat Feb 10, 2018, 03:29 PM

12. No surprise

I guess he believes the woman with the black eye ran into Porter's fist

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sat Feb 10, 2018, 03:43 PM

13. DJT is a man in power

that always sides with those in power and looks down on the little guy. plain and simple, no matter the situation, he always looks down on people who arent in a similar position as him, so these people clearly are lying to bring down this man of charecter that is in his WH.

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