PORN STAR TO TELL STORY OF AL­LEGED TRUMP AF­FAIR.

Edmonton Journal - - NP -

Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump on Wed­nes­day de­clared he is “to­tally op­posed to do­mes­tic violence of any kind” as the White House sought to tamp down grow­ing con­tro­versy sur­round­ing for­mer aide Rob Porter, who re­signed last week after fac­ing al­le­ga­tions that he had abused his two ex-wives.

In a brief state­ment, Trump said: “I’m to­tally op­posed to do­mes­tic violence of any kind. Every­one knows that. And it al­most wouldn’t even have to be said. So, now you hear it, but you all know.”

Porter, who served as White House staff sec­re­tary, re­signed a week ago but de­nies the ac­cu­sa­tions. Though some top White House aides, in­clud­ing Chief of Staff John Kelly, ini­tially ex­pressed sup­port for Porter, pres­sure mounted on him to re­sign as more ev­i­dence was made pub­lic, in­clud­ing pho­tos of Porter’s first wife with a black eye she said she suf­fered on their hon­ey­moon.

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