Feb 10, 2018 - Technology

Trump: Lives "are being shattered and destroyed by a mere allegation"

President Trump addressed the ongoing fallout surrounding the departure of White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter following allegations of domestic abuse in a morning tweet, saying that "lives are being shattered and destroyed by a mere allegation."

Why it matters: The White House has been rocked by Porter's departure — exacerbated by news of administration speechwriter David Sorensen's resignation amid similar allegations — and President Trump himself has been accused of sexual misconduct by at least 22 women, per Business Insider.

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