Former Clinton chief of staff John Podesta on the White House's handling of Rob Porter: "You're supposed to cauterize the wound, and instead I think they've just made it worse almost every day" https://t.co/7ZpfxrQ98X pic.twitter.com/E6h2K8sBzV
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rump said “it was very sad when we heard about it.”
Trump focused on Porter’s denial of the allegations that he struck his two-ex-wives while they were married.
“He says he’s innocent, and I think you have to remember that,” Trump said. “He said very strongly yesterday that he’s innocent, but you’ll have to talk to him about that.