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Trump aides were trying to 'move on' from Porter scandal even before shooting offered a 'reprieve'

Seventeen people killed in a school shooting was good news for the Donald Trump White House after a week of bad headlines, leaking, and infighting over how former staff secretary Rob Porter was allowed to keep his job despite a … Continue reading

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Trump Is Throwing Himself A Pity Party And Blaming Obama For Russia Scandal

Trump spent President’s Day in self-pity and trying to blame the former president, Barack Obama, for his Russia scandal. First Trump wanted America to reflect on President’s Day: Have a great, but very reflective, President’s Day! — Donald J. Trump … Continue reading

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White House Memo: White House Seeks to Move On From Abuse Scandal. But What Did It Learn?

A better-not-to-know approach in the White House allowed the Rob Porter problem to fester and raises questions about whether officials are capable of creating a better system.

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Don’t let Scott Pruitt’s first class travel distract you from an even bigger scandal

It has been a rough week for Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt. On Sunday, the Washington Post reported that Pruitt spent at least $90,000 on first class and business class plane tickets while traveling for official government work … Continue reading

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Hey America, Here’s What You Need To Know About The Scandal Dominating Aussie Politics Right Now

OK, so remember the Aussie politician who threatened to kill Amber Heard and Johnny Depp's dogs Pistol and Boo because the celebrity couple didn't declare the Yorkshire Terriers at customs? Amber Heard/Instagram / Via Instagram: @amberheard That was our deputy … Continue reading

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House Republicans launch investigation into White House’s handling of domestic abuse scandal

The Republican chair of the House Oversight Committee revealed on CNN on Wednesday morning that he’s launched an investigation of White House’s handling of the Rob Porter domestic abuse scandal. It took a while for oversight committee chair Rep. Troy Gowdy (R-SC) … Continue reading

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The F.B.I., Domestic Abuse and the White House: A Timeline of the Rob Porter Scandal

The White House has shifted its story about how and when members of the administration learned about the domestic abuse allegations that forced a top aide to resign.

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A Top Oxfam Executive Has Resigned Over The Charity's Prostitution Scandal

Andy Buchanan / AFP / Getty Images Oxfam's deputy chief executive Penny Lawrence has resigned following revelations of a sex scandal involving the charity's staff in Haiti and Chad.Lawrence said she took “full responsibility” for the behaviour of staff at … Continue reading

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