Senior White House officials, including Kelly, Joe Hagin, deputy chief of staff, and McGahn received word from the bureau that the allegations were credible and that Porter was not likely to pass his background check.
Reuters has not independently confirmed the allegations against Porter, or against Trump.
The Washington Postreported on Friday that Sorensen's former wife claimed he was violent and emotionally abusive during their two-and-a-half-year marriage, accusations that he denied, saying that she had in fact victimized him.
That represents a sharp break with past practice, in which White House counsels undertook elaborate vetting of senior advisers before they were hired - and looked into any serious allegations that surfaced thereafter.
"These outrageous allegations are simply false".
Trump said he was not aware of the claims before this week's news reports.
I have always put duty to country first and treated others with respect.
Galaxy S9 could pair with this rebooted Samsung accessory
The Samsung Galaxy S9 will remain one of the very few high-end smartphones on the market that still incorporates a headphone jack. Rumours suggest a brand new camera design that allows the Galaxy S9 to physically switch between two apertures, it's believed.
Pta-born Elon Musk's historic space launch
But the launch went off without a hitch , leaving Musk feeling confident heading into Tesla's fourth-quarter earnings call. Along with Boeing, SpaceX is under contract from NASA to deliver astronauts to the space station.
Pressure is mounting on White House chief of staff John Kelly amid questions about his defense of a senior aide he fought to keep in a highly sensitive West Wing job despite accusations of spousal abuse from two ex-wives.
Trump's statement has sparked a sharp rebuke from Democrats like Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez, who slammed the White House's "culture of misogyny". Trump and his aides have dismissed the allegations because the President has denied all of them.Trump first learned of the allegations against Porter on Tuesday ahead of the first story on the domestic abuse, Shah said.The President was "surprised", "disheartened" and "saddened" by the allegations Shah said, but did not see Porter as someone who could be guilty of such abuse."He, like many of us, did not see that in Rob Porter, did not see what these allegations have brought forward", Shah said. Porter has denied the allegations.On Thursday evening, to White House staff about domestic violence, writing, "While we are all processing the shocking and troubling allegations made against a former White House staffer, I want you to know that we all take matters of domestic violence seriously".
Trump has been privately complaining about Kelly and wondering whether to replace him, according to two sources familiar with the matter.
It is alleged Porter, 40, gave one ex-wife a black eye while another filed a restraining order.
The White House was already under scrutiny over its handling of Porter's departure who announced his resignation on Wednesday. "Of course, I was part of the background check and I was completely honest with what my experience of the marriage, including telling the police instances of abuse or police contact", said Willoughby.
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I didn't think that way. "It was an honour to play for my country, I have great memories and they will last forever", he said. Read the full interview with Wes Hoolahan in today's Herald . "It was an honour to play for my country".
But it pledged to have restocked its branches within 24 hours. "We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused". Health campaigners warn the Grand Big Mac contains 741 calories and has high levels of fat, salt and sugar.
With a tied score and one second left in the fourth, Jake Elliott made the 61-yard field goal to win by a score of 27-24. Jones also said that he is not satisfied with his franchise, which has not played in a Super Bowl since 1995.
Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech is a doubt having been forced off with a calf injury in the win over Everton last week. Nacho Montreal also appears to be healthy, and-in case anyone cares-Danny Welbeck is available for selection.
Over 43 games in his first season with the Kings, Hill averaged 10.3 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.8 assists over 26.6 minutes. As the Thomas swap was being digested around the league, the Cavs completed a three-team deal with Utah and Sacramento.
SWA will roll out in Los Angeles over the next few weeks and then spread to other cities in the U.S. over the course of the year. There were reports that Amazon had also negotiated with Boeing that year for jets to launch its own air cargo business.
Berry Global Group, Inc. (BERY) Insider sold 10000 Shares
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UN Security Council to consider 30-day ceasefire in Syria
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 75 people died on Thursday, three of wounds suffered the previous day. Home to roughly 400,000 residents, Eastern Ghouta has remained under a crippling regime siege for the last five years.
Plane carrying Kim Jong Un's sister lands in S.Korea
Alongside 22 athletes, Pyongyang has sent more than 400 delegates to the Games, including a team of cheerleaders and an orchestra. North Korea will compete in alpine skiing, figure skating, short track speed skating, and cross-country skiing.