FBI: We Told White House About Rob Porter Three Times Before He Resigned

Tom Williams/GettyFBI Director Christopher Wray on Tuesday contradicted the White House timeline of how it handled, or didn’t, domestic-abuse allegations against former staff secretary Rob Porter.During a Senate intelligence hearing on Tuesday, Wray testified that the FBI informed the White House as early as March 2017 about at least some of the findings of a background check on Porter as part of his security-clearance application. During an exchange with Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), Wray was asked whether the bureau's background investigation and its findings could affect Porter's security clearance for...

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By: The Daily Beast - Tuesday, 13 February

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