Feb 9, 2018

Trump hopes Rob Porter has a "great career ahead of him"

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Trump speaks with Porter at White House. Photo: Chris Kleponis-Pool / Getty Images

In a surprise meeting with the White House press pool Friday, President Trump commented on the latest abuse accusations from former White House aide Rob Porter.

Details: According to the press pool, when asked about Porter the president said he "will have a great career ahead of him," and that it is a "tough time" for the former staffer. "As you probably know he says he is innocent," Trump continued. He concluded his remarks by saying "we absolutely wish him well, he did a very good job when he was at the White House."

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