Conway: Kelly’s Job Not in Jeopardy, Trump Has ‘Full Faith’ in Him

Washington Free Beacon | 2/11/2018 | David Rutz
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BY: David Rutz

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Sunday that President Donald Trump has "full faith" in Chief of Staff John Kelly and his job is not in jeopardy for his handling of domestic abuse accusations against a senior aide.

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White House staff secretary Rob Porter resigned last week after his two ex-wives accused him of physical and emotional abuse during their marriages. Porter did not have a permanent security clearance due to the abuse allegations coming up in his federal background check.

Kelly came under fire after reports that he knew about Porter's abuse allegations months ago and did not remove him. Kelly issued a statement of support after the initial Daily Mail article about Porter's alleged abuse, and he said he was "shocked" by the charges made by Porter's former wives.

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CNN host Jake Tapper asked Conway if Kelly's job was in jeopardy as a result.

"No," Conway said. "I spoke to...
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